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The Tiny Star

The Tiny Star

by Mem Fox and Freya Blackwood

Hardback Age range: 3+ years old Publication Date: 01/10/2019

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A beautiful and charming story about the journey of life by bestselling author Mem Fox.

Illustrated by the talented Freya Blackwood.

Once upon a time, although this happens all the time, a tiny star fell to earth . . . This touching and timeless story combines, for the first time, the talents of world-renowned author Mem Fox with the heartwarming illustrations of Freya Blackwood.

These two luminaries craft a truly unique and moving story about the journey of life, to be cherished and shared for generations to come.

ISBN:
9780670078127
9780670078127
Category:
Picture books
Age range:
3+ years old
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-10-2019
Publisher:
Penguin Australia Pty Ltd
Pages:
32
Dimensions (mm):
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Weight:
0kg
'Mem Fox's books are like a warm blanket; they have a way of making the world seem a little cosier.' Sunday Age
Mem Fox

Mem is the author of over 25 books and is one of Australia’s best and most loved picture book authors. She is the author of the iconic and bestseller children’s book ever in Australia, Possum Magic which has sold over 3 million copies. Sales of Mem’s books have reached 10 million copies and are sold in many countries around the world

Good Night Sleep Tight is the first time Mem and Judy have collaborated on a picture book since they published, Where is the Green Sheep? This classic Australian title has been in the top children’s book bestseller list since its publication. It has never been published into paperback but continues to sell consistently in hardback and has remained in the top 10 bestselling picture book list for the past 8 years.

Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister’s Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She has worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant.

Freya Blackwood

Freya Blackwood was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Orange in NSW, Australia where she now lives with her daughter Ivy.

After graduating from UTS in Visual Communications, Freya worked in the film industry as a production assistant, runner and effects technician. She began illustrating picture books in 2002 and has since been shortlisted for, and won many prestigious awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2010.

Award-winning titles include Two Summers with John Heffernan (2004 CBCA Chrichton Award winner) and Amy & Louis with Libby Gleeson (2007 CBCA Picture Book of the Year for Younger Readers) with Scholastic Press; Little Hare titles Maudie and Bear with the late Jan Ormerod (2011 CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year); Look, A Book! with Libby Gleeson (2012 CBCA Picture Book of the Year); Go To Sleep Jessie with Libby Gleeson (2015 CBCA Early Childhood Book of the Year) and My Two Blankets with Irena Kobald (2015 CBCA Picture Book of the Year); and from Allen & Unwin The Cleo Stories: The Necklace and The Present with Libby Gleeson (CBCA Winner Book of the Year: Younger Readers). Freya works and creates in her backyard studio.

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