MICHAEL LEUNIG IS ATRUE ORIGINAL. HISCARTOONS ARE THE WORK OF A WILDLY IMAGINATIVE MIND: HEIS A POET AND METAPHYSICIAN AS WELL AS AN ARTIST. "LEUNIG'S SUBJECTSARE AS AMBITIOUS AS HIS TECHNIQUE IS SIMPLE. WORLD CATACLYSE THE FLOOD, LONELINESS, CRUELTY, LUST AND GREED. THROUGH THESE RUNS THE VEIN OF HIS COMPASSION AND HUMANITY - HIS HUMOUR - ILLUMINATING MANY A DARKLING THEME." --FROM THE INTRODUCTION TO 'THE PENGUINLEUNIG'.
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Michael Leunig has been drawing and writing for Australian newspapers since 1965. He was born in Melbourne and now lives on a farm in north-eastern Victoria. His work has been widely published overseas and has been adapted in Australia for television, theatre and radio. His many titles include The Penguin Leunig, Ramming the Shears, Everyday Devils and Angels, Short Notes from the Long History of Happiness, Why Dogs Sniff Each Other's Tails, Goatperson and Other Tales, The Curly Pyjama Letters, Strange Creature and The Lot.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140040196