Gary and Ray (Hardcover)

By Sarah Adams (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Ltd, 9781845079550, 1pp.

Publication Date: May 25, 2010



Gary the gorilla is the only animal in the jungle who is lonely - all the other animals seem to have companions, and even the people of the village are frightened of him so stay well away. But one day a tiny sunbird thinks he looks so sad that he ventures to talk to him. Soon this unlikely pair are best of friends, so Gary is very upset when one day Ray doesn't show up as usual.

This delightful story of friendships is vividly written and illustrated by an exciting new picture book talent.

About the Author

Sarah Adams studied Art and Design at Hull College of Art. After graduating she completed a post-graduate in illustration at Central St Martins School of Art in London. Sarah has worked for numerous and varied publishers including Walker Books (UK), Orchard Books and The Times but GARY AND RAY is the first picture book she both wrote and illustrated. She has exhibited her work widely in London both in mixed and solo shows. Her specialisation is Progressive Linocut. In 2007 she completed an MA in children's book illustration at the Ruskin School of Art Cambridge. She lives and works in Hoxton, London.