Author(s): Edwina Wyatt
Oscar is shy, Charlie bold. Oscar stays in, Charlie plays outside. Can they ever be friends? This enchanting tale of a friendship that buds, falters, recovers and blossoms is by emerging author Edwina Wyatt and award-winning illustrator Gaye Chapman.
Edwina Wyatt is a qualified lawyer and teacher. Her stories are whimsical explorations of characters and their often idiosyncratic relationships, and reflect her fascination for how we are both passengers and pilots in the stories of our lives. Edwina lives on the south coast of New South Wales with her husband and their son. In the Evening is Edwina's first book with Little Hare. Gaye Chapman is an artist and performer who uses drama, 'right-brain' thinking and synaesthesia 'games' as teaching tools in her dynamic art workshops and talks. Gaye is a visual artist of international standing and is one of the most significant painters working in Australia today. She holds a PhD in Contemporary Art and has been exhibiting since 1976, her comprehensive body of work critically acclaimed. Gaye has been awarded many prestigious literary and fine art prizes, including the QLD Premier's Literary Award, White Ravens selection, 8 CBCA awards, the Archibald Prize Salon des Refuse and multiple-finalist in the Sulman, Waterhouse, Kedumba, Glover and Portia Geach prizes.