Bruno Munari's Zoo (Hardcover)
Chronicle Books, 9780811848305, 48pp.
Publication Date: February 17, 2005
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Bruno Munari was an internationally acclaimed artist, designer, and children's book creator. Acontemporary of Leo Leonni, his books have been hailed as "among the most original, inventive and beautiful ever created." Zoo
is among his most graphically stunning works. Meet the kangaroo, who is all legs but doesn't know it, the zebra in his striped pajamas, and the humpy camel, who has a seat for you. Young readers will enjoy Munari's bright, bold illustrations; older readers will appreciate hiswry humor. From children to collectors, Bruno Munari's Zoo
is certain to enchant a whole new generation.
"Graphic designer Bruno Munari is one of the most inventive picture book creators I know. I have been inspired, entertained, and in awe of his work since I was a graphic design student in Germany more than 50 years ago. And Zoo has been one of my favorites. I am delighted that it is available once again for a new generation of picture book readers of all ages." Eric Carle
About the Author
Bruno Munari was an internationally acclaimed artist, graphic designer, and children's book creator. During the course of his career, he received many prizes and awards, including a Japan Design Foundation prize, and honorable mention by the Academy of Sciences in New York, and the Andersen Prize for best children's author of 1974.