Author(s): Jane Tanner
Emily loves spending time with Grandma. They dance, have tea parties and work together in Grandma's garden. But when Emily's family moves to the city, she has to leave her beloved grandma behind. Grandma gives Emily a strawberry plant to remind her of the fun they have together. In summer, when the strawberries are red, it will be time for Grandma to visit...A warm and reassuring picture book, celebrating the special bond grandparents enjoy with their grandchildren - even over distance.
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. This much-loved author/illustrator is one of Australia's outstanding picture-book creators.