Moose by Michael Foreman

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A tale of overcoming conflict and working together from the award-winning Michael Foreman.


Moose by Michael Foreman

Caught in a battle between a bear and an eagle, Moose uses their sticks and stones to erect a splendid building which all the animals enjoy.


Praise for some of Michael Foreman's picture books:

Michael Foreman is deservedly in the first rank of children's illustrators with his mastery of brilliant watercolours. The Sunday Times

Michael Foreman has a flair for turning a book into a special occasion. Quentin Blake

Delightful... Foreman puts across a serious message but in a format which is understandable to young children The School Librarian

Great illustrations for emergent readers to talk about EYE

Michael Foreman's watercolours are a perfect conduit for this nature-loving story and there is some evocative writing which demonstrates his undoubted sincerity. Books for Keeps

About the Author

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman was our Guest Editor in March 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing.

Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938, and studied at Lowestoft School of Art, St Martin’s, London, and the Royal College of Art, where he won a scholarship to the USA in 1963. He has worked as an Art Director at Playboy and King magazines and still works as Art Editor of the literary journal Ambit.

He has also made animated films in Scandinavia and for the BBC. His first book, The General, (a picture book published in 1961), dealt with disarmament and received rave reviews. Since then he has illustrated more than thirty of his own books and over a hundred by authors as varied as Shakespeare, J.M. Barrie, the Brothers Grimm and former Python, Terry Jones. He has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading illustrators and has won numerous prizes including the Smarties Prize, the Kate Greenaway Medal (twice), the Francis Williams Prize (twice) and the Aigle d’Argent at the Festival International du Livre in France. Michael is married and has three sons.

He spends most of his time in London, but regularly visits St Ives, Cornwall, where he owns the painter Ben Nicholson’s old house.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

3rd July 2014




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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