King Kong by Merian C. Cooper, ANTHONY BROWNE
  

King Kong

Written by Merian C. Cooper, ANTHONY BROWNE
Illustrated by Anthony Browne

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King Kong by Merian C. Cooper, ANTHONY BROWNE

King Kong is a giant gorilla, a huge and terrifying survivor from another age on an island trapped in a time warp. But the awesome creature is no match for the cunning of an ambitious promoter who sees Kong as a megastar showstopper and sets out to capture him. After endless thrills Kong is caught, but this is just the prelude to one of the most thrilling and famous of all cinema climaxes as Kong defies the world from the top of the Empire State Building, a majestic, tragic figure. Above all, KING KONG is a marvellous, timeless STORY, a worldwide favourite. Anthony Browne adds another dimension to this great classic and has produced a book which is a classic in its own right.

About the Author

Anthony Browne is the acclaimed author and illustrator of such prize-winning bestsellers as Gorilla (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award), Willy the Wizard, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children's Laureate, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of picture books. Anthony was also the first British winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, one of the highest international honours for illustration. His work has been widely exhibited and his books are published all over the world.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
96 pages

Author

Merian C. Cooper, ANTHONY BROWNE
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Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Publication date

20th October 1994

ISBN

9781856812580


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