Eric! by Christopher Wormell
  

Eric!

Written by Christopher Wormell
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Synopsis

Eric! by Christopher Wormell

Eric is a little boy who sometimes gets things wrong. But Eric learns that while you can't be good at everything, sometimes it takes a little time to find out what you are good at. And when a huge monster stomps down the mountain to Eric's village, Eric just might have his chance to shine...

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What Wormell is superlatively good at is lucid, vivid, engaging illustration and this morale-booster of a book is his best yet -- Kate Kellaway Guardian 20120402

About the Author

Christopher Wormell

Christopher Wormell was born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, in 1955. On leaving school in 1973 he studied painting with his father while working at numerous temporary of part time jobs.

In 1982, inspired by the work of Thomas Bewick, Reynolds Stone and Charles Tunnicliffe among others, he took up wood engraving. He became a full time illustrator in 1984 and began writing and illustrating his own picture books in 1999.

Recent work includes a stamp design for the Royal Mail millennium set, Neighbourhood Watch images for the Metropolitan Police Force, package designs for Waitrose and a billboard poster campaign for Adnams Beer.

His most recent book is The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit, published in the UK by Jonathan Cape in 2004.

His work has been exhibited at The Victoria and Albert Museum (1998), The Fouts and Fowler Gallery, London (1990) and The Artworks Gallery, London (1994).

Christopher Wormell lives in North London with his wife, Mary and three children: Jack, Daisy and Eliza.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Christopher Wormell
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Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

5th January 2012

ISBN

9780224083966


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