Seal Child

While a child searches for a place to call home she is befriended by a seal. This lyrical tale is one of hope and friendship. Illustrator Anna Pignataro has captured the drama of the sea and sky creating the perfect backdrop to Robert Vescio’s enchanting story.

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Robert Vescio is an award-winning children’s author. He is dedicated to inspiring children with his passion for stories. When he is not writing, he enjoys visiting schools to share his imaginative tales. Robert lives in Sydney and enjoys spending time with his children, who are an endless source of inspiration.


Anna Pignataro is an award-winning illustrator who has created more than 60 books for children. She uses watercolour, ink, pen, and collage, and also likes to sculpt in clay and sandstone. She’s been drawing since she was small and it was always her dream to illustrate fairy tales. Growing up in an extended Italian family and her father being a musician mean that music and family are two of her key inspirations, as well as the weather, nature and everyday little things. A keen dream interpreter, Anna’s favourite things are fortune-telling, movies, trees, roses, British mysteries, and stormy winters.

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