The Shape Game

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Picture Corgi, 2004 - Art appreciation - 32 pages
ΓΆβ¬~I was a little boy and I didn't know what to expect. It was my mother's idea - that year for her birthday she wanted us all to go somewhere different. It turned out to be a day that changed my life forever.' A family reluctantly visits an art gallery but one by one each member is energized by a different picture in the gallery and transported into the imaginative and colourful world of art."

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Children who respond to fine art with indifference may change their tunes in the wake of this decidedly un-boring family outing to the galleries of London's Tate Britain. In Browne's hands, it's a ... Read full review

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A man remembers back to his mother's birthday when, wanting to do something new, she decides to take the family to the museum. The boy, and his brother George, are sure they will be bored, despite his ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

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 WIZARD and ZOO (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). 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 Christian Andersen Award for Illustration. Anthony has also written the immensely popular titles KING KONG (1994), MY DAD (2000), MY MUM (2005) and MY BROTHER (2007).

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