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  • Published: 12 October 2006
  • ISBN: 9780143501985
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Annie's Chair


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Today, Annie was boiling mad. Someone was sleeping in her chair! 'No one is allowed on my chair!' Annie tells everyone. But who has broken the rule? And what will Annie do to get her favourite chair back?

From the much-loved illustrator of There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake, comes a delightful character – a little girl with a determined streak and an adorable personality!

  • Pub date: 12 October 2006
  • ISBN: 9780143501985
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Deborah Niland

Deborah Niland has been drawing and painting all her life. She has painted for art exhibitions and galleries, and illustrated for newspapers and magazines. Most of all, she has built a successful career illustrating children's books.

Some well-known and popular titles include Mulga Bill's Bicycle, When The Wind Changed and There's a Hippopotamus On Our Roof Eating Cake and Chatterbox.

Deborah now enjoys writing and illustrating her own stories. She has had great success with Annie's Chair. This picture book, first published in 2005, has won many awards, including the 2006 Children's Book of the Year- Early Childhood, and several Children's Choice awards. Annie to the Rescue, a follow-up tale of the intrepid little girl, was published in 2007.

Now that her own children have grown up, Deborah has enjoyed spending time widening her knowledge of different illustration techniques, both traditional and digital. Other interests include doodling, fine art painting, photography, and playing with the grandchildren.

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Awards & Recognition

  • BILBY Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 2007 • Early Readers

  • REAL Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 2007 • Picture Story Books

  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards

    Winner • 2008 • Picture Story Books

  • REAL Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 2008 • Picture Story Books


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