Ever wish you had the chance to buy a Quentin Blake illustration before he became famous? Well now you can start a fantastic picture book collection from a fabulous author illustrator called Chris Wormell. His book One Smart Fish is a superb picture book about a genius fish who decides to invent feet. The mix of a magical story, gentle humour, appropriate primer on evolution and Chris Wormell's wonderful illustrations make for a fine addition to any book collector’s bookshelf.
Each rare first edition book in stock is a first edition first printing. Chris Wormell has signed, numbered, dated and illustrated inside each book. Look at the pictures for more details.
Long ago in the deep ocean, there lived ...one smart fish! He wasn't the biggest and he wasn't the boldest, but he was the cleverest. What this smart fish wanted more than anything else was to walk upon the land. But everyone knows that fish can't walk ...can they?
About the Author
Chris Wormell is a self-taught artist, and the winner of the Ragazza Prize at Bologna in 1991. Two Frogs won the Nestle Bronze Award in 2003 and Molly and the Night Monster was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2009. His books include George and the Dragon and The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit which was recently adapted into a stage play. In addition to his children's books, Chris undertakes other illustration work including advertising campaigns, packaging, a set of Royal Mail stamps and a collection of four covers for the same issue of Time Out magazine, featuring traditional British pub signs. Chris lives in North London with his wife and children.
· Hardcover: 32 pages
· Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd (7 Jan 2010)
· ISBN-10: 0224083546
· ISBN-13: 978-0224083546
· Product Dimensions: 26.2 x 26.2 x 1 cm