Ferocious Wild Beasts by Christopher Wormell
  

Ferocious Wild Beasts

Written by Christopher Wormell
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Synopsis

Ferocious Wild Beasts by Christopher Wormell

Jack is lost in the forest - a forest that his mum has told him is full of ferocious wild beasts! But the creatures that Jack meets there: a bear, a lion, an elephant, a crocodile, a wolf and a python, all seem perfectly friendly to him, even if they are a bit worried about these ferocious wild beasts he's been telling them about ...But then they hear a terrible roar ...Who or what can it be?

Reviews

A witty story with a clever twist. The animals

... this tale is both delightful and suspenseful and has a punch line that will encourage children to respond without prejudice to the people and creatures they meet -- Nicolette Jones The Times For younger readers the beautifully illustrated Ferocious Wild Beasts by Chris Wormell is a delight Daily Telegraph Chris Wormell is a genius Angels & Urchins Told and illustrated with comedic flair, Ferocious Wild Animals is set to even surpass the popularity of George and the Dragon... A wonderful book! South Wales Argus

About the Author

Christopher Wormell

Christopher Wormell was born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, in 1955. On leaving school in 1973 he studied painting with his father while working at numerous temporary of part time jobs.

In 1982, inspired by the work of Thomas Bewick, Reynolds Stone and Charles Tunnicliffe among others, he took up wood engraving. He became a full time illustrator in 1984 and began writing and illustrating his own picture books in 1999.

Recent work includes a stamp design for the Royal Mail millennium set, Neighbourhood Watch images for the Metropolitan Police Force, package designs for Waitrose and a billboard poster campaign for Adnams Beer.

His most recent book is The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit, published in the UK by Jonathan Cape in 2004.

His work has been exhibited at The Victoria and Albert Museum (1998), The Fouts and Fowler Gallery, London (1990) and The Artworks Gallery, London (1994).

Christopher Wormell lives in North London with his wife, Mary and three children: Jack, Daisy and Eliza.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 5 to 7

Author

Christopher Wormell
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Publisher

Red Fox Picture Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

7th January 2010

ISBN

9781862306516


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