CBC shortlisted picture book - now in paperback!When a new baby is born it's difficult to tell if it will grow up to be big or small or brave or scared of the dark and spiders. So sometimes babies get the wrong name. It's the same with dogs. So when the Claybourne-Willments, who should have been called the Smiths, got Fearless as a little puppy, it seemed a good name for him. Except Fearless wasn't. How does Fearless finally live up to his name? By accident, of course! Ages 4+ AWARDS Winner, CBCA Junior Judges Children's Choice Award, Picture Book, 2010 Winner, KOALA Award, Picture Book, 2010 Winner, YABBA Award, Picture Book, 2010 Winner, COOL Award, Picture Book, 2010 Winner, KROC Award, Picture Book, 2010 Shortlisted, Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards, Early Childhood, 2010 'the illustrations are accurate depictions of doggie habits, the expressions are clearly readable and the extra inclusions are clever, entertaining and appropriately pitched to the early reader. this is a wonderful pictorial study of a family and their pet.' Children's Book Council judges 2010
Sarah Davis began illustrating picture books in 2008, and is now ruined for any other career. She has an honours degree in literature, and her love of language and narrative underpins her illustration work - as a self-taught artist, she is constantly experimenting with new ways to tell stories visually. She has illustrated more than 30 books with major publishers and been shortlisted for numerous awards in Australia and New Zealand. Her most well-known work includes the Fearless series (written by Colin Thompson), the Marmaduke Duck series (written by Juliette MacIver) and the Violet Mackerel series (written by Anna Branford). Sarah is an ambassador for Room to Read, and the Illustrator Coordinator for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Australia East/NZ). Zeep the Irresistible is the first picture book written and illustrated by Sarah.
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