Gary and Ray by Sarah Adams
  

Gary and Ray

Written by Sarah Adams
Illustrated by Sarah Adams

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Sarah Adams is an exciting new picture book talent and in Gary and Ray she has produced a vividly written and illustrated, delightful story about friendship.

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Gary and Ray by Sarah Adams

Gary the gorilla is the only animal in the jungle who is lonely - all the other animals seem to have companions - and even the people of the village are frightened of him so stay well away. But one day a tiny sunbird thinks he looks so sad that he ventures to talk to him. Soon this unlikely pair are best of friends, so Gary is very upset when one day Ray doesn't show up as usual.

Reviews

'I fell in love with both the touching story of this book and the fabulous illustrations. Sweet, sweet, sweet!' - Kids' Brain blog

'A charming story with bold, colourful illustrations.' - Irish Examiner

'Stunningly illustrated' - EYE (Early Years Educator)

'Delightful, heart-warming story' - Child Care

About the Author

Sarah Adams studied Art and Design at Hull College of Art. After graduating she completed a post-graduate in illustration at Central St Martins School of Art in London. Sarah has worked for numerous and varied publishers including Walker Books, Orchard books and The Times but GARY AND RAY was the first picture book she both wrote and illustrated. She has exhibited her work widely in London both in mixed and solo shows. Her specialisation is Progressive Linocut. In 2007 she completed an MA in children's book illustration at the Ruskin School of Art Cambridge. She lives in Hoxton, London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
36 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Sarah Adams
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

5th January 2012

ISBN

9781847802606

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