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A beautiful collectors volume showcasing the art, life, and inspiration of a celebrated author-illustrator.
Take a look behind the scenes at the work of John Burningham, one of the worlds most talented childrens book creators, in this fascinating masterwork showcasing everything from sketches to background stories, family photos to full-color art. Complete with a foreword by Maurice Sendak, an introduction by the distinguished childrens book author, critic, and curator Brian Alderson, and copious notes and revelations by the author-illustrator himself, this gorgeous showpiece belongs on the shelf of everyone who loves — or aspires to — the art of childrens book creation. A signed book plate is included.
Showcasing the art, life, and inspiration of celebrated illustrator John Burningham, this gorgeous edition gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the life and work of the two-time Kate Greenaway Medalist. Illustrations.
About the Author
John Burningham, a two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, is the author-illustrator of numerous picture books, including IT'S A SECRET and HARVEY SLUMFENBURGER'S CHRISTMAS PRESENT. He lives in London.
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