Author(s): Tina Matthews
This gentle story told in rhyming verse takes you on a wander through one town and the many wonderful experiences it has to offer one and all. Wonderful town It's a good place to stay So don't hurry by Hold your horses - Slow down!
Tina Matthews was born in New Zealand and now lives with her family in Sydney. She is an artist and designer who has worked in children’s theatre and television for 25 years, including on Bananas in Pyjamas, The Ferals, The Upside Down Show and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth. Tina teaches puppetry at NIDA and is designer of the bestselling Black and White Baby Mobile. In 2008 her book Out of the Egg won the Best First Book Award in the New Zealand Post Book Awards and was listed as a Notable Book in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards. Tina’s latest book, A Great Cake, was a finalist in the 2013 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards in the Picture Book category and won the LIANZA Russell Clark Medal for Illustration.