Theodore Swims in the Sea | by Sharon J Yaxley
Dunstan, is the the bear Author Sharon grandmother made for her, Theodore is her dog who spent many years on the back console of Ellen’s car enjoying the sun and her Cessna aeroplane which she flew to destinations all over Tasmania. Sharon wanted this book to be a memory of wonderful times in Tasmania.
When Sharon returned to live in Tasmania from Western Australia, her parents were living in Bridport. My children grew up on the beaches at Bridport, learning to swim, bodyboard and enjoying hours in the rockpools. Theodore is sharing those memories.
Dunstan and Theodore hide and seek is just one in the series of books about the 2 adventurers. Set in Tasmania and written and illustrated by a Tasmanian.
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About the Author
Sharon Booth is a creative Visual Merchandiser who also enjoys art, writing, photography and working with children as a teacher’s assistant.
She has combined her skills to create a series of picture books depicting popular places and scenes in Tasmania. She publishes as Sharon J Yaxley.
She has been inspired to begin her new found passion for writing and illustrating by her 40 year friendship with the late Ellen Warren who, among her many talents, was a pilot and a maker of bears. The first story is written in memory of Ellen for her great-grandchildren.
Sharon's love of Tasmania is enhanced by overseas travel and appreciation of the beauty that abounds here. She lives in Launceston with her family.