Cat & Dog

When Cat tries to get some fish from a fish truck to feed her kittens with, the fish truck accidentally drives away with her in it.When Dog stumbles upon her scared and hungry kittens he wants to eat them, but quickly changes his mind and decides to take care of them instead.Luckily Cat is returned to her home on the streets when the man who drives the fishing truck returns the next day.I think this is a read aloud that any preschooler would...

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The Boy Who Sailed with Columbus

Michael has worked on magazines, book jackets, animated films, TV adverts, and even for the police, sketching criminals described by witnesses. As well as illustrating many of his own books, Michael has illustrated over a hundred books for authors such as Shakespeare, J. M. Barrie, the Brothers Grimm, Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde. Michael has travelled widely - to Africa, Japan, the Arctic Circle, China and Malaysia, the Himalayas, Siberia...

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War Boy

War Boy is written from personal experiences, that Michael Foreman (the author) lived through. This book takes place in England where Foreman grew up, during World War II. While his father died a month before he was born, Foreman lived with his two brothers (Ivan and Bernard), his mother, and his aunt. While Foreman goes into detail about the bomb that went through his room, the front line in Lowestoft, the Black Out, how he eventually lived...

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I Love You, Too!

Michael has worked on magazines, book jackets, animated films, TV adverts, and even for the police, sketching criminals described by witnesses. As well as illustrating many of his own books, Michael has illustrated over a hundred books for authors such as Shakespeare, J. M. Barrie, the Brothers Grimm, Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde. Michael has travelled widely - to Africa, Japan, the Arctic Circle, China and Malaysia, the Himalayas, Siberia...

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Newspaper Boy and Origami Girl!

An exciting adventure unfolds in Michael Foreman's latest beautifully illustrated picture book, featuring a new super heroineWhen a group of bullies steal a poor newspaper boy's money, his bag suddenly flies into the air and the newspapers transform into Origami Girl. Joey is whisked away on away on a hair-raising chase with his new superhero friend in order to confront the bullies!

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War Game

Lastenkirjakuvittajan parhaiten tutuksi tulleen Michael Foremanin kuvakirja "War Game" (Pavilion, 2014) ilmestyi ensimmäistä kertaa jo useampi vuosikymmen sitten, mutta ensimmäisen maailmansodan satavuotismuisteloiden vuoksi siitä on otettu nyt uusi painos. Ja ihan syystä, sillä kyseessä on pienimuotoinen mestariteos, joka toimii myös pienimuotoisena matkana Euroopan historiaan: vesivärikuvitusta...

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Superfrog and the Big Stink!

Michael has worked on magazines, book jackets, animated films, TV adverts, and even for the police, sketching criminals described by witnesses. As well as illustrating many of his own books, Michael has illustrated over a hundred books for authors such as Shakespeare, J. M. Barrie, the Brothers Grimm, Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde. Michael has travelled widely - to Africa, Japan, the Arctic Circle, China and Malaysia, the Himalayas, Siberia...

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