Tanya Batt

2 children’s books by the writer

Tanya Batt is one of New Zealand's top storytellers. Tanya travels the world performing stories to delighted audiences of young people - and the young at heart! A trained teacher, Tanya's approach to the children in her audience keeps them not only entertained, but mesmerized by her stunning performance. Tanya's writing is both child-friendly and sophisticated all at the same time. Her stories are magical and quirky and, coupled with the choice of high-quality illustrators, will make beautiful picture books for the Reading Alive imprint. Helen Bacon has been illustrating children's books since the 1990s. She graduated with a Fine Arts degree from Elam in Auckland. Helen frequently takes children's workshops, both independently and in collaboration with Tanya Batt as storyteller. Helen's illustrations are fun-filled and imaginative and she was the ideal choice for Tanya's fantastical dragon story. A New Zealander, Helen divides her time between New Zealand and the U.K.

My Dad's a Dragon Catcher

Tanya Batt, Helen Bacon

My Dad's a Dragon Catcher

Toby's dad is a dragon catcher. He wears a dragon protection suit and even his undies are fireproof - at least, that's what Toby tells his friends. But when Ms Deards announces Father's Day at school, Toby panics ...

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Catching Fish

Tanya Batt, Natalia Vasquez

Catching Fish

When Jake loses the five red fish off his favourite shirt, he finds them in the sky, ducking and diving in and out of the clouds. Jake can't catch his fish with a crooked copper nail, or tempt them ...

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