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Author: Anthony Browne; Joe Browne
Publisher: London : Doubleday, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthony Browne is one of the world's most celebrated creators of picture books. This memoir features over 200 illustrations and shares insights into his childhood, his training, and his career as an artist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Illustrated works
Illustrations
Named Person: Anthony Browne; Anthony Browne
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Browne; Joe Browne
ISBN: 9780385610506 0385610505
OCLC Number: 750648400
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. One Growing Up --
Early Life --
That Old Black Magic --
Rugby --
ch. Two Art College --
Life Drawing --
The Rugby Book --
Man is an Animal --
ch. Three Bodies and Greetings Cards --
Medical Illustration --
Gordon Fraser --
ch. Four First Books --
Through the Magic Mirror --
A Walk in the Park --
Bear Hunt --
ch. Five Going Ape --
Gorilla --
Willy the Wimp --
King Kong --
Willy and Hugh --
ch. Six Family Values --
Piggybook --
Zoo --
My Dad --
My Mum --
My Brother --
ch. Seven Transformations --
Changes --
The Tunnel --
ch. Eight Every Picture Tells a Story --
Willy the Dreamer --
Willy's Pictures --
ch. Nine A Way of Working --
Voices in the Park --
The Shape Game --
ch. Ten Working with Writers --
The Visitors Who Came to Stay --
The Daydreamer --
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland --
ch. Eleven Journeys --
Adventures in Latin America --
Hans Christian Andersen --
Silly Billy --
ch. Twelve Fairy Tales --
Into the Forest --
Little Beauty
Responsibility: Anthony Browne with Joe Browne.

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"A moving memoir, it reveals, among other things, the connection between his father (who died suddenly in Browne's teens) and King Kong. It is a fascinating exploration of how to make picture books Read more...

 
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