Tashi is back!
In a land far away, you'll find …
A boy called Tashi, brave and bold,
Baba Yaga the witch, cunning and cold,
Chintu the giant, bigger than most,
Dragon of fire, who'll turn you to toast!
Learn the alphabet and journey through Tashi's world filled with mythical creatures, wild adventures and magic in a story especially created by Anna and Barbara Fienberg with original artwork by the late illustrator Kim Gamble, beautiful restored and rendered by his artist daughters, Arielle and Greer Gamble.
First published in 1995 and has now achieved classic status with sales of over one million copies.
Anna Fienberg is a storyteller with a special talent for fantasy and things magical. She is the author of many popular and award-winning books for children of all ages. In 2019 Anna was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to literature. She and her mother Barbara, a teacher librarian, write the Tashi stories together.
Kim Gamble was one of Australia's leading illustrators for children, illustrating over 70 books. For many years Anna and Kim worked together to create wonderful storybooks.
Arielle and Greer Gamble have loved drawing ever since they were kids, when their dad showed them how to make characters and whole new worlds come to life on paper. Arielle lives on the South Coast of NSW and works in climate advocacy, and Greer lives in Sydney and works as a writer and editor.