ABC is for Circus

ABC is for Circus

Hardback

By (author) Patrick Hruby

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  • Publisher: AMMO BOOKS LLC
  • Format: Hardback | 58 pages
  • Dimensions: 224mm x 228mm x 10mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 17 July 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Los Angeles
  • ISBN 10: 162326006X
  • ISBN 13: 9781623260064
  • Illustrations note: 50 Colour

Product description

ABC IS FOR CIRCUS celebrates the colorful and festive world of the circus through each letter of the alphabet. Young children will enjoy memorizing letters and words like A is for Acrobats, B is for Big Top, and C is for Calliope in this imaginative, hardcover book. ABC IS FOR CIRCUS is an awesome addition to our artist-centric line of ABC books and is sure to delight an audience of children and adults alike.

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Los Angeles-based illustrator Patrick Hruby grew up in a log cabin within an Idaho forest. As a young boy he dreamt of running away to join the circus and become a trapeze artist. Eventually, however, he grew up to study math and physics before attending the renowned Art Center College of Design and pursuing a career as an illustrator. His interest in the geometry of nature is central to his work. Influenced by artists and designers such as Charley Harper, Paul Rand, and Mary Blair, Hruby has gone on to develop his own stunning and modern aesthetic. Hruby's clients include "The New York Times Magazine," Playboy Jazz Festival, Varsity Pictures, and Brand New School. "CMYK Magazine" recently named him one of their Top 100 New Creatives.

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"[AMMO also has] a series of illustration-led products from artist Patrick Hruby, whose colorful, retro-infused architectural imagery makes him a natural successor to Harper. If you're looking for an unselfconscious infusion of bold polychromy, AMMO should have just the thing." --Wallpaper Magazine "California-based artists Patrick Hruby is fast becoming a highly sought-after contemporary creative." --Creative Boom "Illustrator Patrick Hruby's geometric images are kind of mesmerizing and you can have a lot of fun letting your daughter find all the triangles on the elephant page or teach her the names of all the different colors on the fireworks page. Assuming she can say chartreuse." --Cool Mom Picks