Willy's Pictures

Author:   Anthony Browne ,  Anthony Browne
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9781406313567


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 October 2008
Recommended Age:   From 5
Format:   Paperback
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Hugely entertaining and informative - a unique art history lesson given by internationally acclaimed children's book illustrator. Willy's pictures look like great works of art, but not quite ... for Willy has added himself and his friends to famous paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Vermeer, Manet and many more. Delight in his dazzling portfolio then open the fold-out pages to see the original pictures and learn about the artists who painted them. As Willy knows, every picture tells a story...

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Author:   Anthony Browne ,  Anthony Browne
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
Imprint:   Walker Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 26.20cm , Height: 0.40cm , Length: 30.20cm
Weight:   0.230kg
ISBN:  

9781406313567


ISBN 10:   1406313564
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 October 2008
Recommended Age:   From 5
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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* Each painterly pastiche is an absorbing showcase of surreal twists and awesome skill. An inspired and unique way of introducing children to the history of art. The Independent * A richly rewarding read to be enjoyed at many levels. Junior Education Book of the Month


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Anthony Browne is one of the most popular and stylistically distinctive children's book artists with a number of outstanding titles to his credit. These include five books featuring Willy: Willy the Wimp, Willy the Champ, Willy and Hugh, Willy the Wizard and Willy the Dreamer, as well as Gorilla (Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award); Changes; The Tunnel; I Like Books; Things I Like; Look What I've Got!; Piggybook; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Winner of the Kurt Maschler Award); Hansel and Gretel; Zoo (Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal) and King Kong (shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal). He won the illustration section of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award for his services to children's literature. He lives with his family in Kent.

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