Antony Penrose The Boy Who Bit Picasso

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The Boy Who Bit Picasso

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This delighful children’s book is a wonderful introduction to Picasso. It tells the true story of Antony Penrose – son of the photographer Lee Miller and the painter and writer Roland Penrose – and his childhood friendship with the great artist. Some sixty-five enchanting illustrations accompany the text, including Picasso’s most appealing artworks, plus evocative archive photography by Lee Miller. An inspiring look at the creative practices of an artist, this is an illustrated book to enthral and inspire young art fans of four and over.

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'An inspirational mini-memoir for children' --Harper's Bazaar

'Just lovely'
--Western Morning News

'This charismatic little children's book serves as a super beginning point to introduce a youngster to Picasso .... stimulating and creative' --The American

'A rare glimpse into the personality of one of the most famous artists of the 20th century... fantastic' --British Museum Friends Magazine

'Handsome ... teachers who are involved with the creative side of the curriculum will appreciate it, that's for sure' --School Librarian

'Sweet ... casually introduces children to cubism and surrealism with bright, easy energy and enthusiasm. An unusual and original book for young children' --Easy Living

'Wonderful illustrations, quirky typography and a vibrant yellow cover contribute to this joyous and optimistic book. A must for children of all ages, whether grey haired or still of the biting variety'
--The Art Newspaper

'The mutual admiration that the boy and the famous artist shared shines out from every page of Anthony's book, with the photographs evoking a truly touching intimacy'
--Junior

'A charming and fascinating child's-eye view of Picasso'
--V&A Magazine

'Reveals a side to the 20th century's most famous artist that you won't have seen before, and that's what makes it so special' --RPS Journal

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Antony Penrose is a British photographer. The son of Sir Roland Penrose and Lee Miller, he is director of the Lee Miller Archive and Penrose Collection at his parents' former home, Farley Farm House. He has published a number of books including two collections of his mother's photography, Lee Miller's War and The Lives of Lee Miller, and some children's books.

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