The Shape Game
26%
off

The Shape Game

3.92 (156 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

'I was a little boy and I didn't know what to expect. It was my mother's idea - that year for her birthday she wanted us all to go somewhere different. It turned out to be a day that changed my life forever.' A family reluctantly visits an art gallery but one by one each member is energized by a different picture in the gallery and transported into the imaginative and colourful world of art.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 264 x 268 x 8mm | 240.4g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 0552546968
  • 9780552546966
  • 45,943

Review quote

"The paperback version of what has been hailed as Browne's best work has finally arrived!" * The Good Book Guide * "Packed full of interesting detail and visual jokes, one look is never enough, and children will want to return to the book many times" * Early Years Educator *show more

Flap copy

A unique and witty book inspired by the author's work with children in the Tate Britain gallery in London. A family reluctantly visits an art gallery, but one by one each member is energized by a different picture in the gallery and transported into the imaginative and colourful world of art. "From the Hardcover edition.show more

About 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.show more

Review Text

"Packed full of interesting detail and visual jokes, one look is never enough, and children will want to return to the book many times"show more

Back cover copy

'I was a little boy and I didn't know what to expect. It was my mother's idea - that year for her birthday she wanted us all to go somewhere different. It turned out to be a day that changed my life forever.' 'Inventive and inspiring' Sunday Times 'Original, challenging and full of . . . wit and humour' The Bookseller 'Browne has produced another gem . . . His is a most evolved form of storytelling' Guardian 'Anthony Browne's most compelling art appreciation book to date' TES 'Anthony Browne is one of the most entertaining illustrators in this country' Observershow more

Rating details

156 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 31% (49)
4 39% (61)
3 22% (35)
2 5% (8)
1 2% (3)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X