The King of the Birds by Helen Ward
  

Synopsis

The King of the Birds by Helen Ward

Based on a traditional tale, this is the story of how the birds decide on who should be their king, and how the diminutive wren outwits its rivals to claim the crown. Ward includes a natural history guide to the hundreds of species illustrated.

About the Author

Helen Ward

Helen Ward trained as an illustrator at Brighton School of Art, under the direction of well-known children's illustrators such as Raymond Briggs, Justin Todd, Chris McEwan and John Vernon Lord. In 1985, her final year at Brighton, Helen was awarded the first Walker Prize for Children's Illustration.

Awards for Helen's work include The National Art Library Awards 1998 and 2001 for The Hare and the Tortoise and her version of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows in the Templar Classic series, and The National Art Library Award for The Tin Forest. She was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award in 2003 for The Cockerel and the Fox. This book also won the award in the children’s trade category at the British Book Design and Production Awards presented in November 2003.

Helen Ward lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Helen Ward
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Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st November 2000

ISBN

9781840117035


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