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Matisse's Magical Trail

Written by Tim Hopgood

Illustrated by Sam Boughton

Animals Art and Design Books for Babies and Toddlers Featured Books for 3+ readers

LoveReading View on Matisse's Magical Trail

Shortlisted for the Children's Book Award 2020

A beautiful, colourful and bold picture book that encourages children to notice the small things, think big, and express themselves! 


Matisse's Magical Trail Synopsis

Matisse is a young snail who loves to create beautiful drawings with his trail. The trouble is most of the time people are far too busy to even notice them. It's only when a child notices Matisse's beautiful trails that his art is finally celebrated - and they inspire a whole class of children to get creative too!

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ISBN: 9780192767264
Publication date: 18/04/2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192767264
Publication date: 18th April 2019
Author: Tim Hopgood
Illustrator: Sam Boughton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Genres: Animals, Art

About Tim Hopgood

Tim Hopgood lives with his wife, children and cats in North Yorkshire. He is a graduate of Kingston University and worked for twenty years in graphic design and freelance illustration. Tim’s first book, Our Big Blue Sofa, was published by Macmillan in 2006 and he has gone on to publish a number of successful picture books including Tip Tap went the Crab and WOW said the Owl.   Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Bubbling with energy, prize winning Tim Hopgood’s illustrations are also full of warmth. The enchanting owl, waking up as night ...

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