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A Balloon For A Blunderbuss

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A Balloon For A Blunderbuss

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Description: This lovingly restored 1960s children's classic takes design lovers of all ages on a fantastic journey, via an imaginative and entertaining series of trades and swaps that starts small with a butterfly, and ends up including absolutely everything in the world, from straw hats to the stars in the sky. A beautifully woven sequence of entertaining text and bold illustrations, written by Alastair Reid and illustrated by Bob Gill, this book will delight the youngest and oldest of readers.

Features:

  • Authors: Bob Gill and Alastair Reid
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Age Range: 4-8 years

About the Authors:

Bob Gill (b.1931) is a world-renowned illustrator and designer. In 1960 he joined Alan Fletcher and Colin Forbes to create a design agency that was the precursor of Pentagram. In 1967 he resumed his freelance career as an illustrator, designer, teacher, film-maker, and author of children’s books. He has also written a number of essential texts on graphic design.

Alastair Reid (b.1926) is a poet and a scholar from Galloway in Scotland. He has lived in Europe, the United States, and Central and South America, working variously as a poet, translator and South American editor of the New Yorker.

Material: Hardcover

Brand: Phaidon

Origin: United States