Chasing Shadows

 Chasing Shadows

by Corinne Fenton, illustrated by Hannah Sommerville


Corinne Fenton joins first-time illustrator Hannah Sommerville on an epic journey of discovery. Everyone feels sad sometimes, but when sadness lingers, shadows appear. Some of us, even children, chase shadows.Will a wriggly, mischievous surprise help Beth chase her shadows away?


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9781925000153 (hardcover)
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Publication date:
March 2014 (hardcover)
July 2014 (paperback)
Extent: 32 pages
Format: Picture book
$26.95 (hardcover)
$16.95 (paperback)
Category: Fiction
Age guide: 5+

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corinne fenton

About the Author

Corinne Fenton is the author of more than 20 books for children but her passion is picture books, often with a social history. Her classic picture book Queenie One Elephant’s Story illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, was named an Honour Book in the 2007 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. The Dog on the Tuckerbox, also illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, was shortlisted in the Australian Publishers Association Awards and the Australian Book Industry Awards. It was named a Notable Book in two categories of the 2009 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. It was recently displayed by the Australian Publishers Association at the Bologna Book Fair in Italy.

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hannah somerville

About the Illustrator

Hannah Sommerville is an emerging Australian illustrator who paints whimsical, expressive pieces. Living in a remote country town with her husband and two young children, Hannah is a dedicated and imaginative mother who draws inspiration from family life. Chasing Shadows is Hannah's first book.