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Wendy Hartmann

Biographical info

Wendy Hartmann has been writing for many years. She has had more than 40 children's books published. They range from concept and counting, beginner readers, high interest/low vocabulary readers to picture books. Her books have been selected for honour's lists and nominated for awards for writing and illustration.

Wendy lives in Table View, Cape Town. She is married and has two daughters. In her spare time, she paints and has taken part in numerous exhibitions and has works in private collections in South Africa as well as overseas.

Awards/Nominations

Just Sisi/Net Sisi
IBBY 2012 Honours list for illustrations by Joan Rankin
Winner MER prize

In a House, in a House
Nominated 2010 MER Prize best illustrated children's picture book

Nina and Little Duck
2008 MER Prize best illustrated children's picture book

Theo the Library Cat
2007 Honourable mention Katrien Haries award for illustration

All the Magic in the World

2007 - 100 Representative South African Books for Children and Young People, IBBY SA
1994 - Children's Book Forum Honours List
1994 - IBBY Honours List for best illustrations
1994 - Selected Int. Jugend Bibliothek
1994 - Selected White Raven's Catalogue Bologna Book Fair
1993 - Bookchat Award

The Dinosaurs are back - and it's all your fault Edward (Hartmann/Daly)
1998 - An IRA/CBC Children's Choice

One Sun Rises - An African Wildlife Counting Book
1994 - United States Parent's Choice Award for best illustrations


Abracadabra ABC/123

1993 - Bookchat Award

LIST OF PUBLISHED / TRANSLATED / PRODUCED WORK

(Books published by Human & Rousseau unless stated differently)

2013 Sisi goes to school (Eng & Afr)
2012 Just Sisi (Eng & Afr) 
2009 In a House, in a House (Eng & Afr)
2009 The Sun, the Moon and the Blanket of Night, Shuter and Shooter (Eng & Afr)
2009 My Teeth, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 My African Animals, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 A Big Black Pot , Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 The Best House of All, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 The Zigzag Concert, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 The New Chief, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 The Visitor, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 Tasneem is Lost, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2009 The Secret of the Hill, Cambridge (Rainbow Readers)
2008 We're having a Party (Eng & Afr)
2007 Nina and Little Duck (Eng & Afr)
2007 Theo the Library Cat, Lapa Publishers (Eng & Afr)
2007 Theo and the Cat Burglar, Lapa Publishers (Eng & Afr)
2007 Theo and the Circus Act , Lapa Publishers (Eng & Afr)
2007 Dolphin Day (Eng & Afr)
2005 The Letter, Shuter and Shooter
2005 Here and There, Shuter and Shooter
2005 The Whoosh, Shuter and Shooter
2002 All the Magic in the World, Songololo Books 2nd edition
2001 Brother Monster, Maskew Miller Longman 2nd Edition
2001 Patrick the Pig, Maskew Miller Longman 2nd Edition
2001 Cats, Maskew Miller Longman 2nd Edition
2000 The Dinosaurs are back, (Hartmann/Daly) Aladdin Paperbacks
2000 One Sun rises - An African Wildlife Counting Book, Tuttle -Mori Agency
1999 Andrew the Animal , Cambridge Univ. Press
1998 The Dinosaurs are back, (Hartmann/Daly) Red Fox Edition (UK)
1997 Brother Monster , Kagiso (Zebra Books)
1997 Patrick the Pig, Kagiso (Zebra Books)
1997 Cats, Kagisa (Zebra Books)
1997 The Dinosaurs are back, (Hartmann/Daly) Margaret K. McElderry
1997 One Sun rises - An African Wildlife Counting Book, Anansi Publishers (SA) (Eng/Afr/5 African lang)
1997 The Black Dog (Eng & Afr)
1997 Voices in the Dark (Eng & Afr)
1996 The Dinosaurs are back, (Hartmann/Daly) Bodley Head (UK)
1995 All the Magic in the World, Red Fox (UK)
1994 One Sun rises - An African Wildlife Counting Book, Dutton (USA)
1994 The Key and the Casket (Eng & Afr)
1994 The Short Cut (Eng & Afr)
1994 Television Continuity Scripts SABC TV
1993 All the Magic in the World, Songololo Books (SA)
1993 All the Magic in the World, Dutton (USA)
1993 All the Magic in the World, Bodley Head (UK)
1993 Een Winderige Aand (Afrikaans co-production)
1993 Jungle Book Activity Book, (Girls) Mega Marketing - Engen
1993 Jungle Book Activity Book, (Boys) Mega Marketing - Engen
1993 Abracadabra ABC, (Eng/Afr) Human & Rousseau (Eng & Afr)
1993 Abracadabra 123, (Eng/Afr) Human & Rousseau (Eng & Afr)
1992 Audio Tape Scripts Early Learning Resource Unit
1992 Educational Stories/Activities EPP
1992 NKATHAZO Television Scripts TV4 3rd Series Starnet Television (Xhosa)
1991 NKATHAZO Television Scripts TV4 2nd Series Starnet Television (Xhosa)
1991 NKATHAZO Television Scripts TV4 1st Series Starnet Television (Xhosa)
1991 Education Stories/Activities EPP
1990 Marshmallows, Monsters and Mice, Songololo Books
1990 Malvalekkers, Monsters en Muise (Afrikaans co-production)
1990 The Most Important Job of All (Eng & Afr)
1989 Tuft and Patch Colour/Activity Book (Eng & Afr)
1988 Tuft Finds a Pet (Eng & Afr)
1988 Where is Patch? (Eng & Afr)
1988 Tuft and Patch play Games (Eng & Afr)
1988 Tuft and Patch make Patterns (Eng & Afr)

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