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Voices In The Park (Paperback)

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Paperback 32 Pages / Published: 05/08/1999
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Four different voices tell their own versions of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives give a fascinating depth to this simple story which explores many of the author's key themes, such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane. Anthony Browne's world-renowned artwork is full of expressive gorillas, vibrant colours and numerous nods to Magritte and other artists, while being uniquely Browne's own style.

Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
ISBN: 9780552545648
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 233 g
Dimensions: 245 x 250 x 3 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Highly original talent . . . Browne's picures of the city streets and the park are a joy to look at . . . Anthony Browne first editions are likely to become collector's items" * Daily Telegraph *
"An instant classic" * Financial Times *
"The haunting Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne turns a simple tale and a visually stunning series of surreal pictures . . . into a many-layered odyssey . . . this book will last a long time" * The Times *
"A genuinely thought-provoking read, and, as usual with Anthony Browne's work, the illustrations, with their surreal references draw the reader in" * Sunday Telegraph *

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“Colourfully presented!”

A cleverly designed book, portraying four different views of the same event. A wonderful way of introducing young children to the idea that we all interpret the same event differently.

Paperback edition
3rd September 2010
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“A charming story; beautifully illustrated”

A simple, but effective story of four different viewpoints to depict one scenario. A great way to introduce children to reading, while also teaching them of first impressions and perhaps (excuse the pun here), not... More

Paperback edition
8th April 2011
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“Lovely extra surprises in the illustrations!”

This comes highly recommended by my daughters and their friends (Aged 8-10). Lovely concept of a story told through adult and a child's perspective. The illustrations are superb and once the reader spots the... More

Paperback edition
23rd September 2013
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