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Play the Shape Game [Paperback]

Anthony Browne
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26 July 2010
Take a simple shape, let your imagination go wild, and see what happens... Over 40 top names – including Jo Brand, Quentin Blake, Emma Thompson, Sir Peter Blake, Axel Scheffler, Alain de Botton, Ian McEwan, Jacqueline Wilson, Andrew Motion and Jeremy Irons – have played the Shape Game for charity. And they’ve left behind brand new shapes for the reader to play along too! This simple drawing game, devised by the Children’s Laureate, Anthony Browne, is the perfect way to encourage a child’s creativity. In partnership with Booktrust and Waterstone’s, all profits are going to The Rainbow Trust charity, which provides vital support to families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Walker (26 July 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1406331317
  • ISBN-13: 978-1406331318
  • Product Dimensions: 19.3 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 525,343 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Anthony has won many prizes for his work, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000, for his services to children's literature - the first British illustrator to win the prize since 1956. He is the present Children's Laureate.

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"Anthony Browne . . . sublime master of the visual pun." -- "Independent on Sunday""For sheer illustrative wit, Anthony Browne is unsurpassed." -- "Times""Browne's illustrations are among the most distinctive and surreal of any children's artist. A beautiful tribute to a very special dad in a dressing gown." -- "The Scotsman" on My Dad"Delightfully simple but visually impish." -- "The Literary Review" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Celebrities, authors and illustrators join the Children’s Laureate, Anthony Browne, to raise money for charity

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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great Browne book! 15 May 2009
By LH
Format:Paperback
This is another brilliant Anthony Browne book. It is about a family's trip to an art gallery. At first they didn't want to go but in the end they really liked it. This book also tells you about a game that you can play when you are bored - the shape game! This book is beautifully illustrated and I would recommend it for both adults and children.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Superb teaching tool! 30 April 2011
By Mrs T
Format:Paperback
I bought this book for my Year 3 class as a starter for our 'Shape Poetry' unit. It is a simply awesome book- inspiring both adults and children who have enjoyed reading it. We have returned to it several times throughout the topic and even after the shapes and poetry have been completed the class still love looking at the book. I would recommend this not only for educational purposes but as inspiration for any family too.
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4.0 out of 5 stars School UK 16 Feb 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
We used some images and parts of the story for role play and to write about art. Good illustrations inside.
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