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The Cranky Caterpillar - with SIGNED limited Print, Sticker and Card

£19.99

Product description

Longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2018

One day Ezra hears a gloomy blue tune coming from the piano. To her surprise, it's a caterpillar making the sound: a cranky caterpillar. Ezra tries to cheer him up with some fresh air, cakes, and new hats, but nothing seems to work..What can Ezra do to help the cranky caterpillar change his tune? Richard Graham is a new illustrator with a highly distinctive and original style. The origins of 'The Cranky Caterpillar' lie in his own artistic sculptural creations: a caterpillar created from the hammers inside an old piano, a band of musical characters, all sculpted from instruments and materials found in his studio. Graham has also been inspired by Wassily Kandinsky's colour synesthesia, whereby we are shown the magical colours of music, in this splendidly illustrated book. Children will identify with the struggle the caterpillar goes through, in trying to articulate his emotions, and will delight in the inventive band of friends that succeed in cheering him up.

'Absolutely astonishing . . . an astounding piece of work' Raymond Briggs, creator of The Snowman.

Our copy is in very good condition, with corners of the bottom covers mildly bumped. As stated in the title this copt comes with a limited signed print (12/500) of one of the book's lovely colour illustrations, a sticker of the main character, and the artist/author's business card.

Item details

Author(s):
Graham, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500651086
ISBN-13:
9780500651087
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
The Cranky Caterpillar

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Longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2018

One day Ezra hears a gloomy blue tune coming from the piano. To her surprise, it's a caterpillar making the sound: a cranky caterpillar. Ezra tries to cheer him up with some fresh air, cakes, and new hats, but nothing seems to work..What can Ezra do to help the cranky caterpillar change his tune? Richard Graham is a new illustrator with a highly distinctive and original style. The origins of 'The Cranky Caterpillar' lie in his own artistic sculptural creations: a caterpillar created from the hammers inside an old piano, a band of musical characters, all sculpted from instruments and materials found in his studio. Graham has also been inspired by Wassily Kandinsky's colour synesthesia, whereby we are shown the magical colours of music, in this splendidly illustrated book. Children will identify with the struggle the caterpillar goes through, in trying to articulate his emotions, and will delight in the inventive band of friends that succeed in cheering him up.

'Absolutely astonishing . . . an astounding piece of work' Raymond Briggs, creator of The Snowman.

Our copy is in very good condition, with corners of the bottom covers mildly bumped. As stated in the title this copt comes with a limited signed print (12/500) of one of the book's lovely colour illustrations, a sticker of the main character, and the artist/author's business card.

Author(s):
Graham, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2017
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500651086
ISBN-13:
9780500651087
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
The Cranky Caterpillar

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