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Former Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne’s characteristic and affecting illustrations are skilful in capturing simple emotions. Happy, sad, lonely, guilty, confident and shy – all these and more are eloquently expressed on the faces of Browne’s endearing chimpanzees.
This is a book about feelings, for the very young child. How do you feel? Sometimes you feel happy, sometimes sad. Sometimes you even feel surprised. Supreme artist and Children's Laureate Anthony Browne brings all his understanding and skill to bear in this exploration of emotion for very young children. This book will reassure and help them understand how they feel, using simple words and pictures. Every parent can feel confident that this is the perfect book. A companion volume to I Like Books and Things I Like , Anthony Browne's young chimp is sure to be a hit with all little ones! This is an accessible first book of feelings, ideal for sharing.
Praise for Anthony Browne:
“Browne’s meticulously unpredictable illustrations create an extraordinary atmosphere.” The Guardianâ€¨â€¨
“Joyous and moving… A tour de force.” The Times Literary Supplement
|Publication date:||6th September 2012|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
As a childAnthony grew up in a village called Hipperholme, in Yorkshire. He loved art and would spend hours drawing with his beloved father. He says of his father, “He was an unusual man – outwardly strong and confident, but also shy and sensitive – a bit like the gorillas I love to illustrate now. As well as drawing, he encouraged me to play a lot of sports, such as rugby and soccer and cricket. I was small for my age and I used to go to a fairly tough school – if I hadn’t been good ...More About Anthony Browne