Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau by Michelle Markel

Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

Written by Michelle Markel
Illustrated by


Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau by Michelle Markel

A child's biography of French artist Henri Rousseau, who spent his life as a toll collector, but created unheralded masterpieces in his spare time.

About the Author

Michelle Markel is the author of many children's books, includingTyrannosaurus Math (Tricycle/Random House) and Dreamer from the Village: The Story of Marc Chagall (Henry Holt). Michelle lives in California. Visit her website at Amanda Hall has illustrated a number of picture books, including The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau (Eerdmans), which won the PEN/Steven Kroll Award. Amanda lives in England. Visit her website at

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34 pages


Michelle Markel
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William B Eerdmans Publishing Co

Publication date

24th September 2012



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