The paperback edition of a spectacular, full-colour picture book that makes a perfect introduction to the magical world of Tashi. When Gloomin the ogre tramples into the village, Tashi must find what he's looking for, or else the village will have years of the Gloomin winter.
Welcome to Tashi's world of adventure When an ogre tramples into the village, the Magic Warning Bell screams out and the people all hurry into their houses. Only Tashi is brave enough to face Gloomin
This magnificent storybook is for everyone who knows Tashi, and for those who are meeting him for the very first time.
'Kim Gamble's illustrations are exquisite' Sydney's Child
'All children should meet Tashi. He can be their mentor on the road to reading, feeding their imaginations with fantastic stories . . . The Tashi stories have the evergreen qualities of classics.' MAGPIES
'Anna Fienberg's stories, illustrated by Kim Gamble, light the imagination of all the children I know.' The Weekend Australian
Anna Fienberg and her mother Barbara Fienberg are both storytellers. They write the Tashi stories together, plotting daredevil adventures and making up mysterious characters for him to meet.
Kim Gamble has created wonderful illustrations for many picture books. Kim and Anna's books include The Magnificent Nose and other marvels, The Hottest Boy Who Ever Lived, the Tashi series, the Minton picture books and Joseph.
Short-listed, Aurealis Award, Children's Fiction, 2004
Allen & Unwin
A & U Children
5 - 8