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Silliness of all kinds is wittily celebrated in this delightful picture book. Sensible and handsome George is surprised by the silliness of Jess, the girl he falls in love with. In fact, he is so surprised that he decides he cannot marry her. But then, he sets off to find out if there are other silly people around too and discovers that there are many who are just as silly – if not sillier! So, George returns to marry Jess after all. Tony Ross’s vibrant illustrations capture the many different kinds of silliness there are in the world.
Once upon a time, George, a handsome but sensible boy, falls in love with Jess, a pretty but silly girl. After meeting Jess' silly family, George wonders if marrying her is a sensible thing to do after all...
'The Ross-view of nursery lore combines, wit, style and a dazzling use of line and colour with a wild comedy.' Observer
|Publication date:||3rd November 2011|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
Born in 1938 in Wandsworth, South London, Tony Ross never though about a career in art, but says he fell into it after his dream of being a cowboy disintegrated when a letter he wrote to John Wayne was never replied to. After Liverpool College of Art, Tony became an art director at an Advertising Agency but after a particularly bad day in the office he gave up his job to go into teaching at Manchester Polytechnic. His first book was published in 1976 and as well as his own, he has illustrated over 1000 books for authors such as Roald Dahl, David ...More About Tony Ross
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