What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day? by Virginie Morgand

What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day?

Written by Virginie Morgand
Illustrated by Virginie Morgand

5+ readers   

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Every day children watch parents head out of the door for the day to go to work. This eye-catching book shows them just what the grown-ups might be doing, illustrating fourteen different workplaces across stylish expansive pages. It starts with the familiar – what grown-ups do at school – then goes on to look at construction sites, hospitals, the farm, shops and more. There’s lots to look at in every spread and each of the grow-ups readers meet are then illustrated on the following page, with short sentences to explain what they do. A handsome book that provides lots of information and lots for children to talk about. ~ Andrea Reece


What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day? by Virginie Morgand

Featuring more than one hundred jobs and fifteen busy scenes, such as farm, hospital and school, this book gives children a fascinating insight into what grown-ups do all day. Explore fifteen diverse work places such as a farm, hospital, and school, then turn the page to find out what each person's job entails. Packed with detailed scenes and information, this is a sure-fire instant classic.

About the Author

Inspired by hands-on printing techniques and the things she collects, such as children's books and collectible toys, VIRGINIE MORGAND uses hand drawn shapes and bright colours to create vibrant images full of life and energy. Based in Paris, Virginie's background is in animation but, having learnt how to screen print at L'atelier Dupont, she has developed her own visual language as an illustrator working to brief for a growing number of clients. Recent projects include campaigns for Le Meridien, illustrations for The Sunday Times, Elle magazine, Barneys in New York, and front covers for Ballroom Review, The Parisianer and Erratum.

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64 pages


Virginie Morgand
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Wide Eyed Editions

Publication date

5th May 2016




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