UG: Boy Genius of the Stone Age and His Search for Soft Trousers
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UG: Boy Genius of the Stone Age and His Search for Soft Trousers

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Ug and his parents live in the Stone Age. And that means stone blankets, stone cold food, an even colder cave and, worst of all, hard stone trousers! Being an inquisitive and intelligent child, Ug suggests a series of modifications to improve the quality of family life. His ideas about heating, cooking, boats, and balls that actually bounce are initially met with a hostile reaction. But with the help of his father, who slowly comes round to his son's way of thinking, Ug comes tantalisingly close to his ultimate garment goal . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 231 x 285 x 3mm | 208g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. numerous col. ill.
  • 0141374055
  • 9780141374055
  • 107,201

About Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs (Author, Illustrator) Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon Park in 1934, he studied at the Wimbledon School of Art and later at the Slade School of Fine Art, and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Snowman. The biography of his parents in graphic novel form, Ethel & Ernest, became a bestseller in the UK, and an animated feature film based on the novel will be released in 2016.He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year, Dutch Silver Pen Award, and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award twice for his Mother Goose Nursery Treasury and Father Christmas. Raymond lives in Sussex.
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