Tashi

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Tashi book
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Tashi comes from a place very far away. He escaped from a warlord and flew to Australia on a swan. And he tells the best stories ever...

This special Books Alive edition is two-books-in-one: you get Tashi and Tashi and the Giants. Inside are four great adventures about Tashi and dragons and giants and bandits. Tashi is brave, bold and clever - and his stories can be read alone or read together.

Tashi was short listed in the 1996 Children's Book Council of Australia awards, and for the 1998 COOL awards.

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About the Author

Anna Fienberg

Anna Fienberg says, 'My mother, Barbara, always read stories to me when I was little. At bedtime we'd travel to all the secret places in the world, through books.

'We both make up our own stories now, and Tashi began when Barbara was telling me how, when she was a child, she used to tell whoppers. And kids would crowd around, dying to hear the latest tale. We talked about a character like her - someone who told fantastic stories - and over many cups of tea we cooked up Tashi.'

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