In praise of dads of all sorts – everywhere!
My dad can wrestle with giants, eat like a horse, swim 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 DAD combines the best of Anthony Browne’s remarkable talent with a noticeably more commercial, simple story.Author Profile
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.Reviews
The pictures are extraordinary and unforgettable and celebrate dads in a way few books do.,It’s humorous and charming. Dads and kids alike will love it.,Delightfully simple but visually impish'.,For sheer illustrative wit, Anthony Browne is unsurpassed.,Anthony Browne is a sublime master of the visual pun.,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.,A celebration of all things "dad" from the quirky to the moving.,Beautifully illustrated throughout...an inspirational and heart-warming book.,Like all the best picture books, this is warm, funny and touching at the same time.