The Great Big Enormous Book of Tashi

Publisher details

The Great Big Enormous Book of Tashi
Authors
Barbara Fienberg, Kim Gamble
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
01 January, 1995

Synopsis

Tashi's too cunning for the war lord and the wicked baron, and far too clever for giants, ghosts and demons. And Tashi tells the best stories ever!When he comes face to face with sneaky strangers, ancient warriors, fearless kidnappers or even a haunted house...Tashi always knows what to do: stay calm, think hard and move fast!Tashi comes from a place very far away. He escaped from a war lord and flew to this country on the back of a swan. He's as brave as he's clever, and he tells the best stories ever!Giants, ghosts, witches...Bandits, demons, monsters...Tashi is always ready for anything.   
Kim Gamble
About the author

Kim Gamble

Kim Gamble was born in Sydney. He moved around, trained as a teacher and worked in a variety of occupations before beginning, at the age of thirty-six, to illustrate stories for children. His first assignment was for the School Magazine, and he continued illustrating stories for the magazine for many years. It was there he met Anna Fienberg, with whom he has since produced more than twenty books, including The Magnificent Nose and Other Marvels, the Tashi series and Tashi picture books, the Minton series and a book close to his heart: Joseph. He worked with many authors and illustrated over seventy books in his career.

Books by Kim Gamble

Barbara Fienberg
About the author

Barbara Fienberg

Barbara Fienberg was a teacher-librarian who appreciated the importance of sharing her love of books with her family. She wrote the Tashi stories with her daughter Anna. When Anna was a child, Barbara read bedtime stories to her and they would travel to all the secret places in the world, through books. They started making up the Tashi stories when Barbara remembered how, when she was a child, she used to tell tall stories, creative fibs...whoppers! And kids would crowd around, dying to hear her latest tale.

Books by Barbara Fienberg

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