Christmas Eve at the Mellops' by Tomi Ungerer
  

Synopsis

Christmas Eve at the Mellops' by Tomi Ungerer

The heartwarming Christmas story is brought to life by the world's most adventurous 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 Ungerer manages to get the message of sharing across in this beautiful Christmas story. -Outside In Demonstrates the charm of simplicity... A quirky story of the spirit of Christmas. -The Sunday Times Provides sentiment with a gently sardonic edge... Ungerer's eye for detail and gentle wit is as fresh as it was 50 years ago. -Sunday Telegraph So strong and graphically interesting... It's art - illustration at the highest level. -The Times Delightful and artistically nourishing. -New York Times

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

3rd October 2011

ISBN

9780714862507


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