The Mellops Strike Oil by Tomi Ungerer
  

The Mellops Strike Oil

Written by Tomi Ungerer
Illustrated by

Synopsis

The Mellops Strike Oil by Tomi Ungerer

Join the world's funniest picnic-adventure with the world's most intrepid family of pigs, The Mellops

Reviews

Charming... Printed on thick mat paper, with a two-colour palette true to the author and artist Tomi Ungerer's original artwork, the books make delightful bedtime reading for the under-sevens. -Daily Telegraph There is an educational element to this story too. The discovery by the Mellops

- ammonites, belemnites and ceriths are accompanied by an illustration of each to show what they look like. Even the exploration for oil is carefully explained in the illustrations and text. The wooden tower the Mellops

. -Outside In, Inside Out

About the Author

Tomi Ungerer, born in Strasbourg in 1931, landed in New York in 1956 with $60 in his pocket and with a suitcase full of drawings. Overnight he became a star as a caricaturist, illustrator and children's book author and published more than 80 books in ten years. As a graphic artist he created advertising campaigns for Willy Brandt and The New York Times. In 1998, Tomi Ungerer was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration and has become an internationally renowned artist. He now divides his time between Strasbourg and Ireland.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Tomi Ungerer
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Publisher

Phaidon Press Ltd

Publication date

19th September 2011

ISBN

9780714862491


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