The Tyger Voyage by Nicola Bayley, Richard Adams
  

Synopsis

The Tyger Voyage by Nicola Bayley, Richard Adams

A gentleman tyger and his son set sail from Victorian England into the timeless unknown. Together they roam across the seas, through jungles, past ice-covered mountains and erupting volcanoes and many more unexpected hazards along the way. Bayley is a brilliant artist whose pictures glow like Medieval manuscripts . (Alison Lurie, The New York Times).

Reviews

Bayley's pictures are characteristically painstaking and gentle, softly lit, finely worked and pretty. Sunday Times The pictures are full of fascinating details, and her tigers are beautiful sensuous creatures. Daily Telegraph Gorgeous. Evening Standard Lively narrative ballad. The Observer Full of charm and detail, there are elements of Rousseau and Dali and woodcuts and the Books of Hours. Times Literary Supplement

About the Author

Richard Adams was born in 1920 and later went on to study at Worcester College, Oxford (of which he was a Scholar). He served for five and a half years in the army during the Second World War and then joined the higher civil service in Whitehall. He is most well known as the author of Watership Down, published in 1972, which won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for Children's Literature. Nicola Bayley has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including The Mousehole Cat, which was chosen as the British Book Awards Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. She has also been Commended for the Kate Greenaway, shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award and won the Bologna Book Fair prize. Most recently she has illustrated two new books written by renowned poet Brian Patten, The Big Snuggle-up and Can I Come Too?.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Nicola Bayley, Richard Adams
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

2nd May 2013

ISBN

9781849396271

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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