Oscar and the Cricket by Geoff Waring


Oscar and the Cricket by Geoff Waring

Oscar is a curious kitten, full of wonder about his natural surroundings. In this fun, informative series, he meets friends who introduce him to key science concepts. When Oscar rolls a big red ball through the grass, he has lots of questions about forces - jumping and dropping, pushing and pulling. Luckily Cricket is nearby and has all the answers!

About the Author

As a child, he worried about the big, bad world (Vietnam, the Cold War), but found escape in bird-watching and messing about in ponds. His parents bought him a pre-formed plastic pond for the garden, where he used to feed his pet tench (called Jaws) with woodlice. His parents were actors, so he spent a lot of time in theatres. He always found the models for the sets more exciting than the plays (though not any more!). He drew and painted birds and insects, but then along came girls and punk rock...

Although he draws a lot with pen and pencil, his books are created solely on the computer in Adobe InDesign, a relatively simple design program (Glamour is designed on it too!), which keeps his pictures bold and simple - almost like having scissors and coloured paper to make a collage. He is not a computer whiz, so to have to learn only one program is fine by him.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 4+


Geoff Waring
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Publication date

2nd October 2006



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