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My Friends

By Max Low
Illustrated by Max Low

A playful and thoughtful exploration of friendship, in words and pictures, for younger children

I’ve made some friends. Would you like to meet them?” Mossy is a quiet friend, Archibald is a lion friend, Ezza watches clouds, Pepper cooks yummy food, Olga listens to music, Herman knits and Lina invents things, while Bert looks after worms and snails. And Klaus is an imaginary friend! They are all good friends but sometimes it’s also nice to just be on your own. Written in the first person, this is a playful and thoughtful exploration of friendship, in words and pictures, for younger children. This is a perfect story for sharing – with stunning collage illustrations by an exciting emerging illustrator.

  • Encourages interaction and discussion about all kinds of friends
  • Simple words and bright colours combine in an exciting and effective way
  • Charming and humorous exploration of friendship

About the author

Max Low has recently graduated from Hereford College of Arts with a degree in Illustration. His work is quirky, friendly and energetic, made using a very fat pen and a very old computer. He is influenced by the simplicity of books by Lucy Cousins and Dick Bruna as well as drawings by children themselves. In 2017 Max was shortlisted for the Penguin Student Design Award for his book jacket design of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. His work has been featured in children’s magazines and My Friends is his first picture book. Max Low lives in Crickhowell, Powys.

ISBN: 9781910959824
Imprint: Otter-Barry Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: July 1, 2019
Dimensions: 240 x 260mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 01/07/19 at 01:15:02
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