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Dingo : Nature Storybooks - Claire Saxby

Dingo

By: Claire Saxby, Tannya Harricks (Illustrator)

Hardcover | 1 April 2018

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Can you see her? There deep in the stretching shadows a dingo. Her pointed ears twitch. Her tawny eyes flash in the low-slung sun. Dingo listens. Dusk is a busy time. Dusk is the time for hunting.

This lyrical non-fiction picture book is written by award-winning author Claire Saxby and stunningly illustrated by fine artist Tannya Harricks.

About the Author

Claire Saxby is an award-winning and bestselling picture book author. Two of her previous Nature Storybooks, Big Red Kangaroo (2013) and Emu (2014), both illustrated by Graham Byrne, have won numerous awards, including the Royal Zoological Society of NSW’s Whitley Award. Big Red Kangaroo was a 2014 CBCA Notable Book, and won the CBCA Crichton Award for illustration, and Emu was short-listed for 2015 CBCA Eve Pownall Award and won the Environment Award for Children's Literature. Claire lives in Melbourne, where she works part-time in a bookshop. Her latest book is Koala, illustrated by Julie Vivas.

About the Illustrator

Tannya Harricks is an award-winning visual artist/painter, based in Sydney, Australia. Her paintings are derived from sketches done out in the landscape and brought to life in the studio with intense layers of oil paint and bold, confident brushstrokes. She has exhibited in Sydney for many years and has been awarded the Waverley Art Prize and Hornsby Art Prize. She has also been a finalist in many prominent Australian art awards including the Mosman Art Prize, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Muswellbrook Art Prize, Benalla Nude, Gallipoli Art Prize and the Gold Coast Art Prize. Dingo is her first picture book.
Industry Reviews
Every page will make readers draw in their breath as another vista is shown, recognisably Australian -- Fran Knight * Reads Plus *
It can be read as the story or with the information intertwined into the story. * Read Plus *
Short and sweet sentences, as beautiful as they are concise. Coupled with plenty of informative tidbits, this non-fiction title is ideal for nature lovers. If you haven't come across this series yet, Dingo is a fun place to start. * The Golden Adventures *

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