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Gerald Rose - Author

Gerald Rose was born in Hong Kong. When the Second World War started, his father became a prisoner of war, and Gerald and his mother were interned in a civilian camp, which was where he saw his first live tiger. Gerald studied at Lowestoft School of Art and the RA schools. Frustrated by the dearth of good illustrated books for children, his wife, Elizabeth, helped him to write and illustrate a number of books. Gerald won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1960 for Old Winkle and the Seagulls and won the Premio Critici in 1979 in Erba, Italy for 'Ahhh!' Said Stork. Gerald now lives in Hove, East Sussex.

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The Tiger-Skin Rug
Gerald Rose
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. A welcome return of a deliciously witty classic. How an aging tiger, tired of hunting for his prey, manages to improve his life by disguising himself as a tiger skin...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/06/2011
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The Tiger-Skin Rug
Gerald Rose
Full of wit, this classic story tells how a tired old tiger cleverly swaps his dangerous life in the jungle for the easier lifestyle of the Rajah's palace. Becoming a tiger skin rug is not so hard for the thin...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 18/04/2011
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