Mamie

by Tania McCartney

On Sale: 16/11/2018

Format:

Hardcover

About the Book

TO US SHE IS MAY GIBBS, CREATOR OF SNUGGLEPOT & CUDDLEPIE.

BUT TO HER FAMILY, SHE WAS KNOWN AS 'MAMIE'.

In a land far away, where fairies, pixies and elves live deep in the woods, a baby girl is born. Her parents call her Mamie.

Mamie loves to sing and dance and paint with her magical woodland friends. Her days are like a fairy tale.

But when Mamie's family move to Australia, she misses green fields drenched with rain. The hot skies and dusty plains of her new home turn Mamie's world upside down. Will she ever find new fairy friends in this strange and beautiful land?

From the talented Tania McCartney comes an exquisite book that celebrates the life of renowned children's author and illustrator, May Gibbs.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460755860
  • ISBN 10: 1460755863
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 16/11/2018
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • Age: From 3 years
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / General

Biography

Tania McCartney is an author, illustrator and editor with experience in magazines and book publishing. Her first author-illustrated book, Australia Illustrated, was released in November 2016 and she has gone on to illustrate two maps and five books, including a collaboration with Jackie French for the National Library of Australia. The founder of Kids' Book Review and the 52-Week Illustration Challenge, Tania is a past ambassador for the National Year of Reading (2012) and a current ambassador for the Chief Minister's Reading Challenge (ACT). She is also an experienced speaker and presenter, running workshops for schools and organisations such as the ACT Writers Centre, the ASA, CBCA and SCBWI. Tania's books have won awards and shortlistings, and have been released in Australia, NZ, the UK, the US, Canada and China. Recent awards include several CBCA Notable books, the Laurie Copping Award for Distinguished Service to Children's Literature 2017, and the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award 2017 for Smile Cry. Now a HarperCollins author, Tania's picture book, Mamie, was released in December 2018. Tania has lived in France, England and China, and currently lives in Canberra with her family.   www.taniamccartney.com


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