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A Balloon for a Blunderbuss By By (artist) Bob Gill

A Balloon for a Blunderbuss
by By (artist) Bob Gill

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A whimsical journey through words and pictures that encourages children to imagine how a butterfly could become an overgrown jungle.

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A Balloon for a Blunderbuss Summary


A Balloon for a Blunderbuss by By (artist) Bob Gill

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.


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About By (artist) Bob Gill


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.

Additional information

GOR004824738
A Balloon for a Blunderbuss by By (artist) Bob Gill
By (artist) Bob Gill
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Phaidon Press Ltd
2008-05-20
36
0714848735
9780714848730
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.