My Hand by Satoshi Kitamura
  

My Hand

Written by Satoshi Kitamura
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Synopsis

My Hand by Satoshi Kitamura

This is my hand. It can do all sorts of things. Most of the time it does good things, but sometimes... Kitamura introduces us to the wonders of something as simple as your hand - it can push, it can pull. It can paint, it can pat. And when your hand has a bad habit, it can pick your nose! Award-winning author and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura unfolds a wonderful celebration of the simple hand, also starring a favourite Kitamura character, Boots the cat.

Reviews

A simple but highly engaging celebration of our hands and all they can do -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller * Emergent readers will be able to memorise it in no time at all and they will enjoy showing off what their own hands can do in response * Early Years Educator * Distinctive and striking * Books for Keeps *

About the Author

Satoshi Kitamura

Satoshi Kitamura was born in 1956 in Tokyo. He says that when he was young he read comics and admits that these have had a great influence on his style. He says he was also influenced by anything visual from a tin of sardines to the fine art of the East and the West. He was not trained as an artist, but at the age of 19 began to do commercial work. From 1976-1979 he worked as a commercial artist in Japan, working as an illustrator for adverts and magazines. He moved to London in 1979 and worked mainly at designing greeting cards. He started illustrating for Andersen Press in 1981 after he had an exhibition of his work at the Neal Street Gallery in Covent Garden.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Satoshi Kitamura
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Author's Website

www.satoshiland.com/

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

5th November 2015

ISBN

9781783442881

Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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