The Last Resort by J. Patrick Lewis, Roberto Innocenti


The Last Resort by J. Patrick Lewis, Roberto Innocenti

'One lazy grey afternoon, as I was sitting in my studio, my imagination, apparently angry at being ignored, took a holiday - and never returned.'On an afternoon like any other, an artist's imagination abruptly disappears - and never returns. His quest to recover it leads him to The Last Resort, a remote seaside hotel inhabited by some extraordinary guests. As he searches for his lost imagination, he soon finds that he is not the only one looking for something ...


This is an unusual book ... a vehicle for Innocenti's enigmatic, superbly rendered illustrations Books for Keeps

About the Author

J Patrick Lewis (Author) J. Patrick Lewis is a storyteller and award winning author of many children's books. As well as his writing, and going on numerous school visits, he works as a children's book reviewer for The New York Times. The Last Resort is his fourth book for Creative Editions. He lives in Ohio with his wife and children.Roberto Innocenti (Illustrator) Roberto Innocenti was born in 1940 in Bagno a Ripoli, a small town near Florence. Never having attended art school, he went to Rome to work in an animation studio. Returning to Florence, he began designing books and illustrating film and theatre posters. He has illustrated Pinocchio, A Christmas Carol, J. Patrick Lewis's The Last Resort and Ruth Vander Zee's Erika's Story. He lives in Florence with his wife.

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48 pages
Interest Age: from 9 to 11


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Publication date

6th November 2003



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