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Bob the Artist

Marion Deuchars


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Bob the bird is just like all his friends, apart from his skinny legs. When Bob is teased, he decides to try and change himself to fit in. But little does he know where all his efforts will lead him...

An affirming picture book for age 3+ about the power of art and of being confident enough to be yourself.

Praise For Bob the Artist

"Loose, inky brushstrokes and hand-lettered text add to "Loose, inky brushstrokes and hand-lettered text add to the stylish presentation, and the message about taking criticism with a grain of salt, whether personal or artistic, lands with a light touch."-Publishers Weekly

"A humorous and appealing look at difference and acceptance, with an artistic bent and an empowering message about standing out in a crowd."--School Library Journal

"Striking art adds levity to the book's anti-bullying message."-Kirkus Reviews

"A dazzling example of picture book illustration."-The New York Times

Laurence King Publishing, 9781780677675, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 2016

About the Author

Author of the best-selling Let's Make Some Great Art series, Marion Deuchars is an award-winning illustrator with a globally recognisable style. Her influential hand-lettering and illustrations have been used on advertising campaigns from Samsung and HP to posters for Formula 1 and stamps for The Royal Mail. Her books have won six international awards for design/illustration and she is one of six designers to represent the UK at Helsinki's World Design Capital celebrations.