Award-winning author of Rita’s Revenge, Ella and the Ocean and the Keepers trilogy.

'Lian Tanner is a master storyteller. She weaves complex, high action tales that are easy to read and always fast moving.’ Susan Whelan, Kids’ Book Review

About Lian

Lian Tanner has been dynamited while scuba diving and arrested while busking. She once spent a week in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, hunting for a Japanese soldier left over from the Second World War. Nowadays she lives by the beach in southern Tasmania.

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Out now!

When the Lights Went Out

A cosy picture book about finding warmth and connection in community from the award-winning creative team behind Ella and the Ocean.

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Latest blog post

Mid-winter Feast

7 Jul

A week ago, the people in my little dead-end street of twelve houses held a mid-winter feast. My neighbour Gina and I had the idea last year, but were too Continue reading

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