Beautiful illustrations with a delightful nostalgic feel bring to life the stories of a host of favourite nursery rhymes selected for their reference to different colours. Little Boy Blue dozes contentedly under a hay stack, the Owl and the Pussy Cat happily set out in a boat that is as green as a pea. The robust board book spreads make a perfect show case for each scene and with its rounded edges the book is perfect for young hands.
Come on a colourful quest through the world of well-loved nursery rhymes. One intrepid boy discovers all the colours of the rainbow, from Bo Peep’s white sheep to the Owl and the Pussycat’s pea-green boat. Alison Jay creates a spellbinding tale, full of visual jokes, which is a pleasure to discover.
|Publication date:||1st January 2010|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month|
Alison Jay was born in Hertfordshire, grew up in Derbyshire and studied graphic design in London where she now lives. After graduating she worked in animation for a short while but gradually started to get commissions in illustration. She works in Alkyd, a quick drying oil paint on paper and sometimes adds a crackle varnish to give the work an aged appearance. She has worked in all areas of illustration including advertising, packaging, editorial and design. Her commissions include a 48 sheet poster for B.T, a TV commercial for Kellogg’s corn flakes and has recently illustrated the new ...More About Alison Jay
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