Augustus And His Smile
Written by Catherine Rayner
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Catherine Rayner has been selected as one of The Big Picture campaign's Best New Illustrators in 2008. Shortlisted for the Greenaway Award 2007.
A very fresh and appealing book which makes good use of mixed media to convey the feel of a real tiger. Rayner’s broad loose strokes reflect the beauty of the animal, and give him real expression and emotion: so much is conveyed in the flick of his tail. The whole has a Zen-like simplicity but it is also a very physical book which draws you in. There is real artistic skill here and great maturity of style.
Augustus And His Smile by Catherine Rayner
Augustus the tiger was sad. He had lost his smile. So he did a huge tigery stretch, and set off to find it.
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