Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are respectfully cautioned that this website contains images of people who have passed away.

Neptune’s Nursery
by

This is a visually stunning picture information book by award-winning illustrator Kim Toft and co-authors Kim Toft and Allan Sheather.

A$17.95
Available. Dispatched 2-3 business days
Overview

An environmental hide-and-seek game book that explores the birthing habits of marine animals and the most unique creature of all. Kim Toft’s silk paintings perfectly capture life underwater, the seaworld shimmers and sparkles off each page. The last three pages are packed with information on all the marine animals found in the book plus a glossary of terms.

Details
Kim Michelle Toft
Photo by Kim Michelle Toft

Kim Michelle Toft

Kim Michelle Toft is a full-time silk artist who exhibits within Australia and overseas. Her books are a reflection of her love for the beauty of life underwater and her desire to help the next generation understand the importance of its preservation. The much loved picture information book Neptune’s Nursery (UQP 1998) followed the huge success of the award-winning One Less Fish (UQP 1997). Most recently, she illustrated Turtle’s Song (UQP 2002), written by Alan Brown.

Alan Sheather

Alan Sheather was born in Mullumbimby and grew up surfing the beaches of Byron Bay. Allan and Kim Toft live with their daughter Casey Elle on the small island of South Ballina in Northern New South Wales. Their much loved picture information book Neptune’s Nursery (1998) followed the huge success of the award-winning One Less Fish (1997).