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Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone By Fiona French

Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone by Fiona French

Condition - Very Good
$12.99
5 in stock

Summary

A delightful trickster tale from the Caribbean in vibrant silhouette.

Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone Summary

Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone by Fiona French

This delightful trickster tale based on characters from traditional Caribbean and West African folk-tales is brought to vivid life with vibrant illustrations. Poor Anancy and rich Mr Dry-Bone both want to marry Miss Louise, but she wants to marry the man who can make her laugh. She does not laugh at Mr Dry-Bone's conjuring tricks and acrobatics so Anancy decides to ask the animals for help in winning her over.

Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone Reviews

"A feast of inter-related text and pictures." The Observer"

About Fiona French

Fiona French studied Art Education at Croydon College of Art and went on to work as Bridget Riley's assistant. In 1986 she won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Snow White in New York. In 1992 her first book for Frances Lincoln, Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and chosen as a Children's Book of the Year. Pepi and the Secret Names (written by Jill Paton Walsh), was one of Child Education's Best Story Books of 1994 and shortlisted for the 1995 Children's Book Award. She is renowned for her distinctively sharp and colourful illustrations. Her other books for Frances Lincoln are Paradise, Bethlehem and Canticle of the Sun; The Smallest Samurai, Glass Garden, Jamil's Clever Cat, Lord of the Animals and Pepi and the Secret Names.

Additional information

GOR004482659
9781845071646
1845071646
Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone by Fiona French
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
1992-10-15
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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