Crazy Days by Taro Miura


Crazy Days by Taro Miura

All young readers will enjoy this beautiful picture book from the outstanding Japanese illustrator Taro Miura that is destined to become a children's classic. With bright colour and clear design, accompanied by a simple text, each picture tells the story of a day where something very strange happens. A sleeping child's bed turns into a ski-slope; the sky is full of sheep; the big clock has turned into a swing...As you turn the page, you never know what might happen!

About the Author

Taro Miura is an award-winning author/illustrator and graphic designer. Born in Aichi, Japan, in 1968, Taro specialized in silkscreen printing at Osaka University of Arts. He was first selected to exhibit his work in the Bologna Children's Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition fiction category in 2001, and has since exhibited his work in the Fiction and Non-Fiction categories several times. Taro works internationally and he is regularly published in Japan, France, Switzerland and Italy. This is his first book with Walker. About The Tiny King he says, It's a simple story about a lonely king who gets married, is blessed with children, and whose life is completely changed by having a family. If this story reminds the fathers, mothers and children who read this book about the magnificence of having a family, it will make me very happy. Taro lives in Japan.

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24 pages


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Publication date

31st January 2009



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