Alison Jay's My First Board Books Slipcase by Alison Jay

Alison Jay's My First Board Books Slipcase

Written by Alison Jay
Illustrated by Alison Jay

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A Lovereading4kids 'Great read you may have missed 2011' selection.

Four stunning board books introduce the alphabet, numbers, nursery rhymes and fairy stories to the very youngest readers. The books are very robust and are presented in an equally robust slip case for the perfect gift for even the smallest hands to hold.


Alison Jay's My First Board Books Slipcase by Alison Jay

Alison Jay’s wonderful crackle-glazed picture books have been reformatted into a miniature board book collection, complete with slipcase. Perfect for little hands and with simplified text, young children can enjoy learning about first concepts with their parents, while the intricate artwork will encourage observation skills and encourage questions.

Contains 4 classic Alison Jay titles: Picture This - A Child’s First Picture Book, Alphabet - A Child’s First ABC, Counting - A Child’s First 123 and Nursery Rhyme Rainbow.

About the Author

Alison Jay

Alison Jay was born in Hertfordshire, grew up in Derbyshire and studied graphic design in London where she now lives. After graduating she worked in animation for a short while but gradually started to get commissions in illustration. She works in Alkyd, a quick drying oil paint on paper and sometimes adds a crackle varnish to give the work an aged appearance. She has worked in all areas of illustration including advertising, packaging, editorial and design. Her commissions include a 48 sheet poster for B.T, a TV commercial for Kellogg’s corn flakes and has recently illustrated the new baby range of products for Crabtree and Evelyn. She has also illustrated lots of children's books including "Picture This", "William and the night train", "The Race", "I took the moon for a walk", "The Emperors new clothes”, If Kisses were colours” , "ABC Alphabet", an unabridged fully illustrated version of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", "Listen Listen", "Welcome to the Zoo ", "A Child's first Counting Book" "Today is the Birthday of the World" and "Nursery Rhyme Rainbow". She recently worked with Aardman Animation on the development of a feature film and is currently working on a version of "The Nutcracker". Her book "Welcome to the Zoo" which is a wordless visit to a cage less "animal hotel" has been selected as one of New York's Bank Street's 2009 best books of the year.

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Board book
4 pages


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Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st January 2011




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