My Big Book of Drawing and Painting by Martin Ursell


My Big Book of Drawing and Painting by Martin Ursell

A bumper book of special step-by-step tips for how to draw and paint cartoons, horses, monsters and wild animals. Colourful and full of inspiring ideas. (This is a bind-up of the four titles in the You Can Draw series: Cartoons, Horses, Monsters and Wild Animals.)

About the Author

Martin Ursell has illustrated many books for children, including the award-winning Song of Pentecost by W.J. Corbett, books by Roald Dahl, Terry Jones, Marina Warner, Ted Hughes, Dick-King Smith and recently J.K. Rowling. He was also a regular illustrator for the children's TV programme Jackanory and his own story Hairy Hairy was televised by the BBC for 10 years. He was a lecturer at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London. He is now a senior lecturer in illustration at Middlesex University and also a visiting lecturer at Kingston University's prestigious illustration Department and is a frequent visiting illustrator for the National Federation of Children's Books and South East Arts.

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128 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

11th August 2009



Publisher Profile

b small publishing limited is an imprint of B Small

logo As a former secondary school language teacher, and after a decade working for various educational publishers, Cath Bruzzone started b small in 1990 from her kitchen table in Chiswick, producing own-brand books for the Early Learning Centre. The first series under the imprint b small was published in 1993 with the Bilingual First Books, colourful first word books in English and French or Spanish. Highly original and increasingly sought after by parents in instilling children with a love of languages, b small goes from strength to strength.

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