Phaidon The Three Robbers Children's Book

In this timeless tale, three robbers wearing tall black hats walk the roads at night, terrifying everyone they meet. But one day, they encounter an orphan girl named Tiffany, who isn't scared of them at all...

An ALA Book award winner, this classic story of mystery and suspense celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Written and illustrated by one of the world's most acclaimed and award-winning children's authors, The Three Robbers has been translated into 16 languages and has sold millions of copies in the 45 years since it was first published. This memorable, entertaining and beautiful storybook in which three ferocious thieves are defeated by the guileless logic of an innocent girl is now available again in English.

  • A timeless tale of the triumph of good over evil, by one of the world’s most famous storytellers
  • Three ferocious robbers are set straight by the guileless logic of an innocent little girl called Tiffany
  • The internationally bestselling storybook that has delighted readers around the world for generations, reissued in English to inspire a new generation of 4-8 year olds
  • Written and illustrated by Andersen Prize-winning children’s author Tomi Ungerer (b.1931)
  • Published in tandem with the release of the award-winning, feature-length animated DVD, The Three Robbers, which premiered at the 2007 Rome Film Fest

About the author: Tomi Ungerer, born in Strasbourg in 1931, landed in New York in 1956 with $60 in his pocket and a suitcase full of drawings. Overnight he became a star as a caricaturist, illustrator and children's book author and published more than 80 books in ten years. As a graphic artist, he created advertising campaigns for Willy Brandt and The New York Times. In 1998, Tomi Ungerer was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration and has become an internationally renowned artist. He now divides his time between Strasbourg and Ireland.

Specifications:
  • Hardback
  • English
  • 28.8cm x 20.9cm
  • 40 pages
  • 20 colour illustrations

Category: books for kids, Phaidon

Type: Unknown Type

Vendor: Phaidon

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