Wings, Horns, and Claws A Dinosaur Book of Epic Proportions by Christopher Wormell


Wings, Horns, and Claws A Dinosaur Book of Epic Proportions by Christopher Wormell

Forever fascinated with eye-popping illustrations of dinosaurs, children and parents a like will feast on Christopher Wormells colorful interpretation of these creatures. With stunning linoleum prints, each page illustrates the basic concept of size for kids to easily grasp. In a new format this magnificent imagery is adapted for smaller hands and minds excited to explore and learn in a big way.

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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Board book
26 pages


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Publication date

2nd April 2009



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