Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration (Hardback)
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Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages
Published: 01/11/2018
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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.

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406357943
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 1670 g
Dimensions: 280 x 250 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

“[…] perfect for anyone whose childhood was spent on a Bear Hunt.” - The Daily Mail

“[Helen Oxenbury’s] life and 50-year career as one of the UK’s best-loved illustrators is celebrated in a handsome coffee-table book by the critic and children’s book specialist Leonard S. Marcus.” - The Guardian

“Classy and fascinating.” - The Irish Independent

“[…] a fabulous and fascinating retrospective of the huge body of work of one of Britain’s most cherished picture-book makers and is an absolute must for any picturebook enthusiast.” - Library Mice

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Whispering Stories

“The book was a real delight and eye-opening”

Anyone who has ever read a children’s book will most likely know who Helen Oxenbury is or at least of heard of a few of her books. In A Life in Illustration, we get to take a look at Helen’s life and that of her... More

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