Butterfly Tattoo is an exploration into the concept of change and how it can manifest itself in one's life. Through poetry and definition this book seeks to guide and celebrate change and its possibilities. Butterfly Tattoo is a tribute to change and the personal journey it creates.
This beautiful picture book by award winners Roger Vaughan Carr and Ann James portrays the theory of the butterfly effect in a simple yet informative way.
Melbourne-born Roger Vaughan Carr is a well-known childrenâ€™s author who has written school reading texts, novels for adolescents and contributed stories to the Victorian School Paper. He has published over 60 books and been shortlisted several times for Childrenâ€™s Book Council of Australia awards. Roger has also written television, radio and film adaptations of his works. The Butterfly was shortlisted for the NSW Premierâ€™s Award in 1997. About the illustrator Ann James is an award-winning author and illustrator of over 60 childrenâ€™s books. Born in Melbourne, Ann was trained as an arts and crafts teacher, and has been a graphic designer and illustrator of educational publications. The Butterfly was shortlisted for the NSW Premierâ€™s Award in 1997. In 2000 Ann won the Pixie Oâ€™Harris award, which was a formal acknowledgement of her contribution to the development and appreciation of childrenâ€™s literature in Australia. In 1988 Ann co-founded the Books Illustrated gallery, a centre for childrenâ€™s literature and book illustration and has exhibited the work of many prominent Australian illustrators including, Terry Denton and Shaun Tan.
Set in the present day, this story explores the conflict between Good and Evil as it delves into the paranormal to reveal secrets, skullduggery and deadly challenges that aim to excite, amuse and entertain the reader. Read it if you dare!
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