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George's Invisible Watch

By Brett McKee, David McKee
Illustrated by David McKee

An amusing story of school mischief and mayhem from picture book supremo David McKee.

George always knows the time. He has an invisible watch. At first nobody believes him, but before long, everyone depends on him. Then a catastrophe strikes, and nobody rings the bell for afternoon school. Surely George will realise the time? Or perhaps not . . .

  • David McKee is one of the best known illustrators of picture books, having created acknowledged modern classics such as Not Now Bernard, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, and Mr Benn, Gladiator.
  • Life sales for David McKee titles are now over 7.5 million copies.
  • David McKee is a genius!' The Times

About the author

David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators. Brett McKee is David's son and lives in Oxfordshire. He has two sons, and is interested in classic cars and guitars.

About the illustrator

David is the creator of several well-known characters including King Rollo and Mr Benn. His most famous creation is Elmer the Patchwork Elephant which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for, among others, Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David’s first picture book was one of the stories he had told at college, Two Can Toucan. This was published by Abelard-Schuman in 1964 and the version David re-illustrated in 1985 was re-issued in 2001 by Andersen Press. David has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press including 27 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France

ISBN: 9781842708644
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 2, 2012
Dimensions: 220 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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