Piano Fingers is a charming picture book about finding your talent, even if it takes some time and a little help.
Isla and Bea are two sisters who share a love of music. Big sister Isla plays the violin and Bea is waiting for her music to start. With the help of Maestro Gus, the cat ghost of the piano, Bea will make her sparkling debut. Piano Fingers is the latest magical creation from an award-winning and internationally distinguished creator that hits all the right notes.
About the Author
Caroline Magerl was born near Frankfurt in Germany and came to Australia when she was two. She lived on the yacht her family built until she was fourteen. In 2001 Caroline won the Children’s Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for new talent in children’s book illustration for her picture book Grandma’s Shoes (written by Libby Hathorn). Since then she has been awarded a May Gibbs Fellowship and received an ASA children’s picture book grant to work on her book Hasel and Rose. Nowadays she is a full-time artist, illustrator and printmaker. Maya and Cat was Caroline’s first book with Walker, which went on to become a CBCA Notable and was shortlisted in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Nop was a CBCA Honour book and was shortlisted in the Queensland Literary Awards.