Jane Tanner


Born
in Melbourne, Australia
November 29, 1946

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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 and Lucy's Cat and the Rainbow Birds. 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.

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Average rating: 3.96 · 253 ratings · 46 reviews · 20 distinct works
Isabella's Secret

3.59 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Lily and the Fairy House

4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Playmates

3.50 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2005
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Love from Grandma

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2010
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Just Jack

3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Ride with Me

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2006
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Niki's Walk

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1987 — 2 editions
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USS Saratoga: Remembering O...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1994
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Here We Go Round The Mulber...

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Jacksonville

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1955
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