Miffy at the Playground by Dick Bruna

Miffy at the Playground

Written by Dick Bruna
Illustrated by
Part of the MIFFY Series


Miffy at the Playground by Dick Bruna

Miffy is going to the playground - she loves to play on the swings, slide and jump on the trampoline. What fun! This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton.

About the Author

Dick Bruna

Dick Bruna (23 Aug 1927 - 16 Feb 2017) was born in Utrecht in the year of the rabbit, according to the Japanese zodiac. As the son of a publisher, Dick was introduced to books and authors at an early age. He grew up in Zeist, surrounded by chickens, rabbits, dogs and a goat, and enjoyed a wonderful childhood with his brother Frits.

Though he began by training in publishing, Dick really wanted to be an artist, drawing inspiration from the bold use of colour by masters such as Leger and Matisse. After marrying his wife Irene in 1952, Dick took up a permanent position as a designer in the family’s publishing firm, A.W. Bruna & Zoon.

In 1975, Dick decided to work for himself, and the Miffy series really took off. He also started accepting poster and card commissions for organisations including Unicef, the Netherlands Red Cross, The Hague, Amnesty International and the Netherlands Dairies.

His work has won numerous awards and has featured in many prestigious exhibitions around the world.

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32 pages


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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

26th March 2015



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