I love nanna's button tin. It is full of stories.
Nanna’s button tin is very special. It has buttons of all shapes and sizes and they all have a different story to tell. But today, one button in particular is needed. A button for teddy. A beautiful story about memories and the stories that shape a family.
About the Author
Dianne Wolfer lives in Albany and is the proud author of 15 books for teenagers and younger readers, with more titles in production. Dianne’s books have won awards including the WA Premier’s Award, WAYBRA and been shortlisted for various others. She has lived in several countries and her stories reflect a love of travel and adventure. Dianne was the WA Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) from 2006-2012.
She is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing at UWA, focusing on anthropomorphism in children’s literature. Dianne’s books are read in schools across Australia and overseas.
About the Illustrator
Heather Potter is an illustrator based in Melbourne. She has co-illustrated several books with her husband, Mark Jackson, and their work has been featured in several exhibitions. Their first Walker Book together was picture book Not Like Georgie by Scott Hatcher, 2008.
Heather also illustrated the verse novel Pearl Verses the World in 2009 by Sally Murphy, which won the Children’s Book Category for the Indie Book of the Year Awards and Honour Book, Younger Readers category, Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2010.
Nanna's Button Tin is a divine picture book offering. Many adults will share the joy of remembering a grandmother or mother's button tin, and the bond between generations depicted is really special. Wolfer's simple, heartwarming story is brought to life in beautiful pastel-toned gouache with ink outlines...Suitable for all ages, this is just beautiful. * Aussie Reviews *
Beautifully told, Nanna's Button Tin is a simple yet profound story and is sure to become a favourite. * Kids' Book Review *
What a sweet book! -- Golden Adventures * Golden Adventures *
This warm family story wraps the reader in a cosy and comfortable atmosphere. * Magpies Magazine *