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Christopher Corr - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

CHRISTOPHER CORR is an established author/illustrator whose many books have won him international acclaim. Christopher Corr was born in London and studied at The Royal College of Art. His round the world travels provide much inspiration for his work. Commissions range from bookjackets, posters, the World Aids Day 1996 campaign, artist for Qantas, artist for Windstar Cruises, and now beautiful, vibrant children's picture books. He studied at the Royal College of Art, and now lives and works in London as an artist and tutor at Goldsmiths University.

 

Featured books by Christopher Corr

All Aboard for the Bobo Road

All Aboard for the Bobo Road

3+ readers

Author: Stephen Davies Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2016

Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count on bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls and jungle, all the way to Bobo.

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Other books by Christopher Corr

A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals

A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals

Author: Claire Grace Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/01/2021

Countless different festivals are celebrated all over the world throughout the year. Some are national holidays, celebrated for religious and cultural reasons or to mark an important date in history, while others are just for fun. Dance your way through the streets of Brazil at Carnival, get caught up in a messy tomato fight in Spain at La Tomatina or add a splash of colour to your day at the Holi festival of colours. With fact filled text accompanied by beautifully bright illustrations from the wonderfully talented Chris Corr, prepare yourself for a journey as we travel around the world celebrating and uncovering a visual feast of culture.

The Miracle of Hanukkah

The Miracle of Hanukkah

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The Miracle of Hanukkah is the perfect picture book to introduce children to the story and traditions of Hanukkah, with text by award-winning author Malachy Doyle and stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr, the talented team behind Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali. King Antiochus has destroyed the temple and city because the Jews won't worship him instead of God. With no oil left, how will Judah Maccabee and the Jewish people keep the temple's flame alight? Whether you're looking for a gift for Hanukkah or a simple introduction to the story to share with children, this beautiful picture book is ideal.

The Miracle of Hanukkah

The Miracle of Hanukkah

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The Miracle of Hanukkah is the perfect picture book to introduce children to the story and traditions of Hanukkah, with text by award-winning author Malachy Doyle and stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr, the talented team behind Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali. King Antiochus has destroyed the temple and city because the Jews won't worship him instead of God. With no oil left, how will Judah Maccabee and the Jewish people keep the temple's flame alight? Whether you're looking for a gift for Hanukkah or a simple introduction to the story to share with children, this beautiful picture book is ideal.

Whole World

Whole World

Author: Christopher Corr Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2019

Sing around the world, from mountains to valleys, in towns and cities, with all the fish, birds, trees and flowers of the Earth! Adapted from the popular spirituals song, and with helpful endnotes, this is a wonderfully uplifting and richly informative singalong book. Featured on Oprah Magazine's O List, 2008.

Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali

Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali

Author: Malachy Doyle Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

The perfect picture book to introduce children to Rama and Sita and the story of Diwali, with text by award-winning author Malachy Doyle and stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr. Rama and Sita live happily in the forest - until Sita is kidnapped by the demon king, Ravana. Can Rama and the monkey king Hanuman follow the trail she has laid for them and save Sita, or will she be lost forever? Whether you're looking for a Diwali gift or a simple introduction to the Diwali story to share with your children, this beautiful book, now reissued in a larger picture book format, is ideal. Book band: Purple Quizzed for Accelerated Reader Ideal for ages: 6+

Travels With My Granny

Travels With My Granny

Author: Juliet Rix Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2018

When my granny was younger she crossed rivers and mountain ranges, explored jungles and towering cities. Now her legs won't carry her much further than the door. But she still travels - and sometimes she takes me with her... Granny has travelled all over the world, to India, Egypt, China and Peru. And she still travels - in her mind and in her stories. The grown-ups say Granny doesn't know where she is, but her grandchild can't wait to go on another adventure. Where are we going now, Granny? A sensitive introduction to old-age confusion and dementia, through the loving and imaginative relationship between Granny and her grandchild - and their colourful journeys. Such a gentle, positive and fascinating way of introducing a child to dementia Tessa Gutteridge, Director YoungDementia UK This book is fabulous and I know it will be really helpful April Dobson, head of Dementia Innovation, Abbeyfield Society

Indian Tales

Indian Tales

Author: Shenaaz Nanji Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2017

This anthology includes eight traditional tales from all over the Indian subcontinent. Bright acrylic illustrations accompany stories of magical spirits in the mountains of the northeast, sneaky robbers and brave heroines in the heart of the Indus Valley, action and adventure in the far south, and much more!

Pawb ar y Bws i Bobo!

Pawb ar y Bws i Bobo!

Author: Stephen Davies Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2017

Tomato Urban Farming - Cuba

Tomato Urban Farming - Cuba

Author: Yeo-Rim Yun Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Off We Go to Mexico

Off We Go to Mexico

Author: Laurie Krebs Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2008

Swim in turquoise seas, admire grey whales and monarch butterflies, trek to native villages and sing and dance to the music of Mariachi bands. Along the way, you can learn Spanish words and phrases and discover Mexican culture. Enjoy your journey!

My Granny went to Market

My Granny went to Market

Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2006

Fly away with Granny and count with her from one to ten as she spins around the world on an unforgettable shopping trip. This colourful, rhyming story is followed by a counting page for reinforced learning.

My Granny Went to Market A Round-the-world Counting Rhyme

My Granny Went to Market A Round-the-world Counting Rhyme

Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2006

Join a very unusual Granny as she whizzes around the world on a magic carpet, shopping for amazing treasures in all the places she visits. Taking young readers on a counting adventure through ten different countries, My Granny Went to Market also introduces children to maps and entertains them with rhyme along the way.

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http://www.christophercorr.com/

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