Wednesday, 18 November 2009

ERNEST THE LITTLE TUG - BOOK 1 JESSE THE ELEPHANT


I recently completed illustrations for a new book. The book titled Jesse the Elephant is the first in a series on The adventures of Ernest the Little Tug. Here is a note about the book from the author Scott Allen "The “Adventures of Ernest Little Tug” is a series of children’s stories which tell the living history of the world’s greatest harbour, Sydney Harbour. Ernest Little Tug is the cute and friendly star of the stories. He is friend to all the boats on the harbour and always lends a helping hand in times of trouble. His best friend is Teddy the dog who travels with him everywhere and helps out in tricky situations. The many other characters in the stories are based on real life Sydney Ferries, visiting ocean liners or warships, and all books include an account of the True Story upon which the children’s story is based. The first book in the series recounts an event in 1916 when Jesse the elephant was walked through Sydney city from the old Moore Park Zoo and then moved by punt ferry across Sydney Harbour to her new home in Taronga Zoo. Jesse went on to become one of the most famous animals at the zoo." Ernest will be in book shops soon, check Ernest out on Facebook.

7 comments:

sydney harbour attractions said...

Wow ! I think this book can bring you lot of things to do in sydney . I love learning more about Australia, especially sydney.

JUDY NADIN said...

Hi SHA, one of our aims is to teach children (& adults) about the history of Sydney & it's harbour. The second book in the series will be about "The Invasion" of the harbour during WW2, of course Ernest always saves the day. Thanks for the post. Judy

Tel said...

Great stuff Judy - a big change from caricatures, looks good - I wondered what you were up to !!!

JUDY NADIN said...

Hi Terry, how are you??? what have you been up to? Yes Ernest is a change from caricatures, it was a challenge for me at times, but I absolutely loved it. J

Anonymous said...

hi Judy!

Can i get a copy before Christmas??
if so, how?

JACK

JUDY NADIN said...

Hi Jack,

You can get a copy through our publishers online bookshop, sphereshop.com.au. Ernest also has his own blog, so there is a direct link to sphere shop there. Best Regards Judy

ernestthelittletug.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Just excellent!!