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  • Published: 3 July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780140555677
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

Isabella's Secret


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Isabella trembled with excitement. She had always looked for fairies in the garden, and here they were!In her delightful picture book, Jane Tanner celebrates every child's need for time alone, time to enjoy nature and time to dream.

  • Pub date: 3 July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780140555677
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

Jane Tanner

Jane Tanner completed an Associate Diploma of Fine Art in Printmaking and Painting and a Diploma of Education. She taught for several years in Victorian secondary schools before taking up full-time illustrating in 1984.

She is the acclaimed illustrator of the best-selling picture books There's a Sea in my Bedroom, Drac and the Gremlin, The Wolf, The Fisherman and the Theefyspray, Lucy's Cat and the Rainbow Birds and The Soldier's Gift.

She is the author and illustrator of Playmates, Isabella's Secret, Ride with Me, Just Jack, Love from Grandma and Lilly and the Fairy House.

She has won or been shortlisted for many prestigious awards, including the CBCA Book of the Year Awards in the categories of Picture Book of the Year, Younger Readers' and Early Childhood.

This much-loved author/illustrator is one of Australia's outstanding picture-book creators.

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