The Gingerbread Boy by Ian Beck
  

Synopsis

The Gingerbread Boy by Ian Beck

Ian Beck's beautiful artwork is known around the world - he has even won a prize in Japan. His books sales are over a million copies, and one of his picture books is under option for TV. Here he re-tells an essential childhood classic, with characteristic wit and charm. BLVivid illustration and distinctive design make this the most classic and attractive edition of The Gingerbread Boy currently available

About the Author

Ian Beck

Ian Beck was born in Hove on the Sussex coast in 1947. At the age of thirteen, after seeing an exhibition of drawings for the Radio Times, he was fired with enthusiasm about illustration and began attending Saturday painting classes at the nearby Brighton College of Art.

Ian has worked in many fields of illustration. He's been involved in the record industry, and painted the cover of one of the most popular records of all time: Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'. One of Ian's titles, Lost in Snow, was made into an animated film for TV and his books have now sold a million copies worldwide.

Q & A with Ian Beck

1. When did you first start to write stories or draw?

2. In general, where do your ideas come from?

3. What made you write this book?

4. What have you enjoyed most about working on this book?

5. What is your earliest memory?


6. What did you enjoy most at school?

7. Of all the places you have lived, where have you felt most at home and why?

8. Is there a particular holiday destination that you have visited that you would love to return to?

9. Is there anything you’d like to tell us about your pets, past or present?

10. What would you say is your greatest talent?

11. What new skill – it can be anything at all – would you love to learn?

12. What is the most unusual job you have done?

13. What is your most treasured possession?

14. Is there a particular book, author, or film that had a great impact on you in your childhood?

15. What are your hobbies?

Listening to film music and going to the cinema as often as possible.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages
Interest Age: 3-5

Author

Ian Beck
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Publisher

Oxford University Press
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Publication date

1st August 2002

ISBN

9780192725394


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