My Dad

Author(s): Stephen Leslie; John Hutchinson (Illustrator); Anthony Browne

Children - Picture Book

"My dad can wrestle with giants, at like a horse, wim like a fish . . . Can yours? A brilliant, humorous look at fatherhood from a child s point of view, from this multi-award-winning author/illustrator.

My Mumand My Dad by Anthony Browne
If you don’t already know Anthony Browne’s books, you should go to the back of Page & Blackmore and introduce yourself to him – his books live in the Picture Book section – you won’t be disappointed.  Browne has nearly 40 titles to his name and he is currently the Waterson’s Childrens’ Laureate (2013 – 2015). ‘My Dad isn’t afraid of ANYTHING, even the Big Bad Wolf,’ and the refrain ‘He’s all right, my dad.’, is repeated throughout the My Dad book. My Mum ‘... is a good fairy.  When I’m sad she can make me happy.’ The refrain here, in My Mum,  is ‘She’s really nice, my mum.’ All Anthony Browne’s books are superb and the illustrations are completely wonderful.  These two titles will be winging their way to Miss Two for Christmas – the perfect age for My Dad and My Mum. Check Anthony Browne out: I am sure you will enjoy his books! - Marie


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In praise of dads of all sorts - everywhere!

The pictures are extraordinary and unforgettable and celebrate dads in a way few books do. The Independent It's humorous and charming. Dads and kids alike will love it. Woman's Own Delightfully simple but visually impish'. The Literary Review For sheer illustrative wit, Anthony Browne is unsurpassed. The Times Anthony Browne is a sublime master of the visual pun. The Independent on Sunday The Magritte of the pre-schoolers, Browne's illustrations are among the most distinctive and surreal of any children's artist. A beautiful tribute to a very special dad in a dressing gown. The Scotsman A celebration of all things "dad" from the quirky to the moving. Aberdeen Evening Express 20050618 Beautifully illustrated inspirational and heart-warming book. Wanstead & Woodford Guardian 20050616

ANTHONY BROWNE is the acclaimed author and illustrator of such prize-winning bestsellers as GORILLA (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award), WILLY THE WIMP and ZOO (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). Anthony Browne's first picture book for Doubleday was published last year to great acclaim. VOICES IN THE PARK won the 1998 Kurt Maschler Award and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Anthony was also the winner of the 2000 Hans Christan Andersen Award for Illustration.

General Fields

  • : 9780552560061
  • : penguin random house
  • : Corgi
  • : January 2010
  • : 266mm X 221mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anthony Browne
  • : English
  • : 823/.9/1
  • : 8-10
  • : 32
  • : Ill.
  • : Stephen Leslie; John Hutchinson (Illustrator); Anthony Browne
  • : Paperback
  • : 810