Authors flecha Jenny Wagner
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JENNY WAGNER
Biography

Jenny Wagner lives with her husband at an old house in the shadow of mango trees in Eumundi, Queesland. She has three children, several dogs, cats and friends who like visiting her.

She has worked on several occasions as a script writer for television, apart from being a sculptor, curator and a high school teacher. At university, she specialized herself in German and philosophy. German language was later her field of specialization also as a teacher, while the philosopher Berkeley was her inspiration to write her first book.

She has written two picture books illustrated by Ron Brooks and that have been awarded with numerous important prizes. Both of these books have been warmly welcomed worldwide and Oscar and the midnight cat has become a classic of children’s literature.

Jenny has written several books and novels, some of them also illustrated by Ron Brooks.

Other books by this author
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OSCAR AND THE MIDNIGHT CAT
JENNY WAGNER

SOME OF THE OBTAINED AWARDS

- The Childrens Book Council Picture Book of Year Award

- The Visual Arts Board Award

- The ABPA Design Award

- The New South Wales Premier's Award

Oscar and the midnight cat” is a wonderful book.

Using a naturalist style, Ron Brooks creates a private world around two characters: Mrs Rose and her dog, Oscar. This world will be altered with the arrival of a cat. The simple text just highlights a turn of events that is defined by the sequence of pictures, which are full of beauty and deep aesthetic sensitivity. These pictures are perfect for a story so beautiful and simple like this one is, with a focus on the ability to share. To sum up, it is an indispensable picture book (Antonio Ventura in Babar).

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