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  • Published: 6 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9781446404508
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

My Mum




The perfect book for all mums! A brilliant follow-up to the bestselling MY DAD.

She's nice, my mum . . . My mum's a fantastic cook, and a brilliant juggler. She's a great painter, and the strongest woman in the world! She's really nice, my mum. A warm, funny tribute to Mum (and to mums everywhere) by the brilliant author/illustrator Anthony Browne.

  • Pub date: 6 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9781446404508
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

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 Mum

“The pictures are a delight, an easy fusion of the ordinary with the surreal, painted with clear-eyed detail. Very witty, very true. Small children will love Mum, and so will parents.”

Sally Williams, The Independent

“A joy of a book, a celebration of mums everywhere.”

Carousel

“Anthony Browne has a great knack of finding just the right things to say in very few words, and, of course, his pictures are just fantastic.”

Haverhill Echo

“It is impossible to put into words how anyone really feels about their mum, but this book comes very close.”

South Wales Argus

“Anthony Browne has created a wonderfully sentimental story, simple and charmingly illustrated in a slightly 'retro' style.”

Eastern Daily Press

“The illustrations are breathtaking and inspiring. Makes you glad to be a mum.”

Angels & Urchins

“Ottakar's Book of the Month Competition for Mother's Day: It's a wonderful tribute to mums everywhere.”

Lynn News

“Featured in Mother's Day competition.”

myBooksmag

“Anthony Browne always adds lots of intricate details to his paintings...perfect for mothers and children everywhere.”

myBooksmag

“This is a welcome bit of appreciation for today's mums who try to be all things to all people.”

Evening Echo (Cork)

“It is full of caprice and oddity and wit.”

Kate Kellaway, The Observer

“Illustrated feature in Easter round up.”

Dinah Hall, Sunday Telegraph

“Fans of Anthony Browne are unlikely to be disappointed by My Mum...presented in a sequence of wittily conceived and executed portraits.”

Irish Times

“Short review and competition to win this title along with a copy of My Dad.”

Right Start

“'This seemingly simple book is cleverly interwoven with hidden meanings, subtle nuances, warmth and humour'”

Writeaway!

“'This book will find ready readers in Browne's many fans who will enjoy inter-textual fun in the recognition of his trademark images.'”

Inis

“'Anthony Browne's work, hallmarked by his gorillas and references to surrealism, has made him one of Britain's best-loved illustrators.'”

Sunday Herald EBF 2005

“A simple idea is imaginatively handled by the wonderful Anthony Browne...a refreshing celebration of mums everywhere.”

Children's Books Ireland Bookfest

“Very sweet”

The Bookwitch

“Each spread is a perfectly conceived whole, each picture demanding endless scrutiny...original, unexpected, funny and typically Browne.”

Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian


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