Brian Banana Duck Sunshine Yellow by Chris McKimmie


Brian Banana Duck Sunshine Yellow by Chris McKimmie

A wonderful, innovative, quirky picture book about a child's search for identity and the need to belong - and a glorious celebration of the colour yellow.


'bursts off its picture-book pages with thick acrylic colour...jaunty illustrations and imaginative story about a boy...who just wants to find his place in the world.'

-26 March 2006'curiously enchanting...Whimsical and for the library of special books.

'delightfully whimsical...very child-friendly'

'cheeky and inventive, taking the picture-book genre and twisting it in a Brett Whitely meets Monty Python kind of way.'Stephanie Owen Reeder ABRApril 2006'

About the Author

Chris McKimmie is the convenor and originator of the illustration program at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. He wrote, illustrated and designed a series of 8 children's books in the 70s, and has designed many covers for the University of Queensland Press. Represented in the Graphis Annual, he has worked as a graphic designer and publications designer for the ABC, the National Parks and Wildlife Services and the University of WA Press. He was production designer for the award-winning short film 'Stations' and the feature-length film 'Australian Dream', and wrote the lyrics for the songs in both films. He regularly exhibits his paintings and drawings.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


Chris McKimmie
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Publication date

1st April 2006



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