Pot-san's Tabletop Tales by Satoshi Kitamura


Pot-san's Tabletop Tales by Satoshi Kitamura

Meet Pot-san, a tubby little teapot who loves to pour tea. He and his tabletop friends - Teacup, Milk Jug, Sugar Bowl and Spoon - have lots of adventures, and they'd like you to join them too! Illustrated in Satoshi's quirky style, he demonstrates how far the imagination can flow even about the seemingly mundane!

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Four quirky and amusing adventures which will delight young children. The School Librarian Several forays into teatime frivolity involving flying saucers and trays... Don't miss it. -- Kate Kellaway Observer A lovely, lovely book that deserves to be read, and re-read by many children. Askews & Holts Newsletter Fun...an easy way to get a little one into bed a bit quicker Bookbag Four quirky and amusing adventures which will delight young children. The School Librarian

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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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

5th April 2012



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.

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