My Vest is White by Dick Bruna

My Vest is White

Written by Dick Bruna
Illustrated by


My Vest is White by Dick Bruna

This title comes from the well-loved author and illustrator of the Miffy stories, here are three compact and delightful picture books introducing shapes, colours, and numbers. All illustrated in Bruna's inimitable style, early learners can see how shapes pop up in everyday objects; that every colour is there in the clothes you wear; and how there are lots of things to count in everything you see.

About the Author

Dick Bruna

Dick Bruna (23 Aug 1927 - 16 Feb 2017) was born in Utrecht in the year of the rabbit, according to the Japanese zodiac. As the son of a publisher, Dick was introduced to books and authors at an early age. He grew up in Zeist, surrounded by chickens, rabbits, dogs and a goat, and enjoyed a wonderful childhood with his brother Frits.

Though he began by training in publishing, Dick really wanted to be an artist, drawing inspiration from the bold use of colour by masters such as Leger and Matisse. After marrying his wife Irene in 1952, Dick took up a permanent position as a designer in the family’s publishing firm, A.W. Bruna & Zoon.

In 1975, Dick decided to work for himself, and the Miffy series really took off. He also started accepting poster and card commissions for organisations including Unicef, the Netherlands Red Cross, The Hague, Amnesty International and the Netherlands Dairies.

His work has won numerous awards and has featured in many prestigious exhibitions around the world.

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28 pages


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Author's Website


Tate Publishing

Publication date

23rd August 2012



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