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Lucy Brownridge - Author

About the Author

Lucy Brownridge is an author and editor of children's books based in London. She writes books for children about history of art, history, animals and science. She has an MA in history of art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a BA in history of art from the University of Bristol. Milan-based design duo CARNOVSKY was started by Silvia Quintanilla and Francesco Rugi in 2007. They have gained wide recognition for their RGB project, first displayed in 2010. Their work has been published in magazines around the world, such as Vogue, Wired, Frame, Wallpaper, Elle Decor, and Whitewall. Their wallpaper 'Jungla' won the 2012 Wallpaper Magazine Design Award for Best Wallpaper.

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Illuminightmare

Illuminightmare

Author: Lucy Brownridge Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Set off on a supernatural journey to visit the most haunted places on Earth in this follow-up to the bestselling Illuminature, Illumanatomy and Illuminatlas. Use your three-color lens to explore each place: use the green lens to see the location, the red lens to see remnants from its history and the blue lens to reveal the supernatural things that lurk behind the shadows. Packed with historical facts, rich folklore from around the world and plenty of mystery, Milan-based design duo Carnovsky have created a haunted compendium like no other. For thousands of years, people from every corner of the globe have told stories, folk tales and legends about unnerving encounters with the supernatural. Often, a haunted place has a rich history we can see in our earthly world. And sometimes this history echoes on in the form of ghosts or supernatural spirits. Here, incredible interactive illustrations reveal the history and haunted secrets of the 10 most haunted places in the world: * Hermitage, Russia * St Therese Shipwreck, Greece * Bran Castle, Romania * Salem, Massachusetts, USA * Tower of London, UK * Bhangarh Fort, India * Black Forest, Germany * San Juan Chamula Cemetery, Mexico * Picton, Australia * The Giza Pyramids, Egypt Look through the green lens to see the place and its surroundings by day. See which plants and animals, buildings and cultural artefacts you can spot on the map. Use thered lens to learn about the history and real-life inhabitants of this place. Then turn the page to learn more about the cultural highlights and natural wonders in the field guide. If you dare, look through the blue lens to reveal the hidden horrors, supernatural goings on and ghosts who haunt this place. There's so much more to the world around us than meets the eye. 'Dazzling' - Publishers Weekly 'Readers will find chills and chuckles alike' - Kirkus 'Multidimensional and other worldly' - The Wandering Bookseller 'A truly immersive experience' - Picture Books Blogger

Portrait of an Artist: Vincent van Gogh

Portrait of an Artist: Vincent van Gogh

Author: Lucy Brownridge Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2019

A beautifully told art story for children, looking at Vincent van Gogh's life through his masterpieces. Accompanied by stunning original illustrations from Edith Carron. - visually stunning account of Van Gogh's life - Perfect introduction to the artist and his work - A wonderful resource for parents and teachers. - sensitively written Vincent van Gogh was born in the Netherlands and today is one of the world's best-loved painters. But during his lifetime, Van Gogh struggled to find fame and fortune through his art, making very little money from his paintings, which now sell for millions of dollars. This book tells the story of Van Gogh's life through his own artworks, and shows how he came to create some of the most famous paintings in the world, including the Sunflowers and Starry Night. Learn about the importance of brotherly love, his struggle to find the right path and the lasting impact he had on the history of art in this book that brings his work to life. A Van Gogh masterpiece is featured on every spread. This art story also includes a closer look at 10 of Van Gogh's masterpieces at the back. 'A thoughtful and colourful biography' - Kirkus

Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo

Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo

Author: Lucy Brownridge Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2019

A beautifully told art story for children, looking at Frida Kahlo's life through her masterpieces. Accompanied by stunning original illustrations from the award winning Sandra Dieckmann. - absolutely stunning - perfect for budding artists - A wonderful resource for parents and teachers. - the perfect amount of girl power Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter and today is one of the world's favourite artists. As a child, she was badly affected by polio, and later suffered a terrible accident that left her disabled and in pain. Shortly after this accident, Kahlo took up painting, and through her surreal, symbolic self portraits described the pain she suffered, as well as the treatment of women, and her sadness at not being able to have a child. This book tells the story of Frida Kahlo's life through her own artworks, and shows how she came to create some of the most famous paintings in the world. Learn about her difficult childhood, her love affair with fellow painter Diego Rivera, and the lasting impact her surreal work had on the history of art in this book that brings her life to work. 'A thoughtful and colourful biography of one of Mexico's most prolific artists.' - Kirkus

Scratch and Learn Animals With 7 interactive spreads

Scratch and Learn Animals With 7 interactive spreads

Author: Lucy Brownridge Format: Novelty book Release Date: 03/06/2019

See the animal kingdom as never before, in this unique scratch and discover format. Every spread visits a different habitat to scratch and explore. From the rainforest to the ocean, all the world's best-loved animals and habitats are featured. An appealing, interactive first introduction to animals.

Scratch and Learn Space With 7 interactive spreads

Scratch and Learn Space With 7 interactive spreads

Author: Lucy Brownridge Format: Novelty book Release Date: 03/06/2019

See space as never before, in this unique scratch and discover format. Every spread explores a different space theme. From building space rockets, to exploring our solar system, collecting moon rocks and whizzing through the asteroids - this is an appealing, interactive first introduction to space that kids will love.

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