Castles by Colin Thompson
  

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Castles by Colin Thompson

In this fantastical world, there are castles in space, floating castles, castles in the sky and castles made of glass. Each one hides a royal family and there are all the usual mazes, puzzles tricks and messages waiting to be discovered. Colin Thompson's wonderfully detailed artwork reaches new heights of ingenuity and invention in this brilliant new book.

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Unconstrainedly escapist. Thompson is a one-off, a wit, a virtuoso. His collection of imaginary castles is a surreal treat -- Kate Kellaway Observer It will afford hours of absorbing puzzlement in trying to decipher the wicked jokes hidden in the unbelievably detailed pictures -- Sonia Benster The Bookseller Colin Thompson has created illustrations that are truly extraordinary. So take a journey into your imagination and have a look at this castle celebration Through the Looking Glass One to produce when the batteries die and gizmos crash ... Maddeningly taunting, this will give hours of quiet searching -- Mary Arrigan The Sunday Tribune Unbelieveably detailed pictures of imaginary castles will keep loyal reader entertained for hours Sunday Express

About the Author

Colin Thompson is the author/illustrator of several highly acclaimed picture books including The Paradise Garden, The Last Alchemist and Falling Angels. He lives in New South Wales, Australia.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Colin Thompson
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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

2nd November 2006

ISBN

9780099439424


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