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Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration

By Leonard S. Marcus
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

A fascinating, beautiful and definitive account of the life of esteemed artist Helen Oxenbury.

Filled with insights that span Helen Oxenbury's life, from her early childhood through a unique career in children's books that began in 1964 and is still going strong today, here is an exquisitely designed and thoroughly entertaining celebration of one of the finest English illustrators of our time. Written by acclaimed author Leonard S. Marcus, Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration is a keepsake that is sure to engage and delight everyone from scholars to art aficionados to the many children and adults who have grown up with Helen Oxenbury’s enchanting books.

  • A gift book (and ideal coffee table book) for readers of all ages – for followers of Helen’s career, picture book enthusiasts, art students, illustrators, teachers, scholars and librarians
  • With high production values and a rich cloth binding, this beautiful book is a true showcase of Helen’s work to date
  • Features art from Oxenbury classics (We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Farmer Duck and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) and recent titles, too (Time Now to Dream, Captain Jack and the Pirates)

About the author

Leonard S. Marcus is one of the world’s leading writers about children’s books and their illustration. His many books include Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing; Funny Business; Conversations with Writers of Comedy; and Show Me a Story! Why Picture Books Matter. His essays, interviews and reviews appear in The New York Times Book Review and the Horn Book magazine. He teaches at New York University and the School of Visual Arts and lectures around the world. Leonard lives in Brooklyn, New York.

ISBN: 9781406357943
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2018
Dimensions: 240 x 270mm, 288pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $49.99
New Zealand RRP: $54.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/11/18 at 22:24:18
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