The Extraordinary Mr. Qwerty by Karla Strambini
  

The Extraordinary Mr. Qwerty

Written by Karla Strambini
Illustrated by Karla Strambini

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A wonderfully uplifting story to say that's it's great to be different that's coupled with intricate, quirky illustrations which are teeming with fanciful inventions for Mr Qwerty is an inventor. The author/illustrator Karla Strambini celebrates the individual and encourages kids to get creative and to let their ideas out and show the world what amazing things they have to share, even when the ideas might at first seem strange. This is a picture book to inspire and enthral young readers.

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Synopsis

The Extraordinary Mr. Qwerty by Karla Strambini

Norman Qwerty is a man of many ideas, and none of them is the least bit ordinary. He's quite certain that no one else thinks the way he does, and so he keeps his ideas to himself. But when his ideas get simply too big to hold in, Norman builds the most extraordinary thing! Soon, the beloved Mr Qwerty is never alone (unless he wants to be!), and the world will never be the same.

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By combining minimal text with highly detailed scenes, Strambini is able to add depth and sophistication to a seemingly simple message. -- Inis Inis

About the Author

Karla Strambini was born in Townsville, North Queensland, and currently lives in Melbourne, Victoria. She did well at school, especially in English and Art, and went on to study the former at University. When her two children were grown up she completed a Diploma of Visual Art. It was at TAFE that she began working on ideas for her picture book. The Extraordinary Mr. Qwerty is her first book.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Karla Strambini
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st January 2015

ISBN

9781406355901

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