Beauty is the new release from popular Darwin author/illustrator Sandra Kendell. It is a picture book that celebrates the importance of trees, community and the relationships that nurture us all. Cleverly blending fiction and non fiction Beauty explores the role the Beauty Leaf Tree plays in the wider community of animals, insects and plants.
Sandra Kendell is an artist and author based in Darwin, Australia. She works with oils, watercolour, mixed media and words.
Sandra draws inspiration from the local environment and ecology revealing some of its more elusive inhabitants and portraying their unique personalities in images and stories embellished with a dose of whimsy.
Sandra has produced six picture books for children and illustrated a seventh for Author Rina Foti. She exhibits regularly in Darwin and has completed numerous private and government commissions of illustration and artwork.