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About the book
  • Published: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9780552560061
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

My Dad

In praise of dads of all sorts – everywhere!

My dad can wrestle with giants, eat like a horse, swim like a fish . . . Can yours? A brilliant, humorous look at fatherhood from a child's point of view, from this multi-award-winning author/illustrator.

  • Pub date: 2 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9780552560061
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Anthony Browne

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, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal).

In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children's Laureate, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of picture books. Anthony was also the first British winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, one of the highest international honours for illustration. His work has been widely exhibited and his books are published all over the world.

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Praise for My Dad

“The pictures are extraordinary and unforgettable and celebrate dads in a way few books do.”

The Independent

“It's humorous and charming. Dads and kids alike will love it.”

Womanâ??s Own

“Delightfully simple but visually impish'.”

The Literary Review

“For sheer illustrative wit, Anthony Browne is unsurpassed.”

The Times

“Anthony Browne is a sublime master of the visual pun.”

The Independent on Sunday

“The Magritte of the pre-schoolers, Browne's illustrations are among the most distinctive and surreal of any children's artist. A beautiful tribute to a very special dad in a dressing gown.”

The Scotsman

“A celebration of all things "dad" from the quirky to the moving.”

Aberdeen Evening Express

“Beautifully illustrated throughout...an inspirational and heart-warming book.”

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian

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