Book List:37 titles
  • Young Frida Kahlo’s imaginary friend comes to life in a touching story by Anthony Browne enhanced by exquisite surreal illustrations.Following a bout with polio at the age of six, Frida Kahlo’s life was marked by pain and loneliness. In real life...


  • A game of hide-and-seek in the forest might lead to unexpected discoveries. Could there be something hidden in the trees? When their dog goes missing, siblings Poppy and Cy decide to play hide-and-seek in the woods to distract themselves. Poppy co...


  • When a niggling worry begins to cloud Willy’s whole day, Anthony Browne shows readers that facing your fears head-on can clear the skies once more. One warm, sunny day, Willy the Chimp decides to go to the park. There’s not a cloud in the sky ...


  • The inimitable Anthony Brown and co-creator Hanne Bartholin invite young artists to play the shape game -- and get creative. Frida and Bear love to draw. But what should they draw? First Frida draws a shape and gives it to Bear. "Try to turn this ...


  • Anthony Browne offers a glimpse at ten classic tales with the help of a library-loving chimp. Every week, Willy walks through an ordinary-looking set of doors and straight into an adventure. Where will those doors lead him today -- to a mysterious...


  • Young worriers will relate to -- and be comforted by -- this tale of a boy’s anxiety as he heads to his first big party. What if Joe doesn’t like the party he’s going to? What if he doesn’t like the food or the games or the people? As J...


  • Back by popular demand! A little white bear and his magic pencil make wonderful things happen in this early work from celebrated author illustrator Anthony Browne. As a bear strolls through the forest, he meets a lonely gorilla, a noisy crocodile...


  • Anthony Browne’s incomparable artwork illuminates the deeply satisfying story of a lonely girl, a friendly gorilla, and their enchanted night out. Hannah spends all of her time reading gorilla books, watching gorilla TV shows, and drawing gorill...


  • The perfect book for all mums! A brilliant follow-up to the bestselling My Dad.She’s nice, my mum…My mum’s a fantastic cook,And a brilliant juggler.She’s a great painter,And the strongest woman in the world!She’s really nice, my mum.A warm...






  • Primo primate artist Anthony Browne is at the top of his form with a simple -- and simply fascinating -- array of creatures for kids to count. What better attention-getter for small children than primates in all their variety? And who better t...


  • What better feeling than opening a new book from Anthony Browne? A simple look at familiar emotions for the very young. How do you feel? Sometimes you feel happy, sometimes sad. At times you feel curious, but that may be followed by feeling . . . ...


  • A small bear goes for a stroll in the park with his parents, leaving their bowls of porridge cooling on the kitchen table. Meanwhile, a girl with golden hair is hopelessly lost in a big, frightening city when she comes across a house with the door le...



  • We first meet Mom over a cup of coffee, clad in a floral robe. The robe is ever present as her child describes her wondrous abilities and traits. The ultimate message that shines forth is: "I love my mom. And you know what? SHE LOVES ME (And she alw...


  • Once there was a very special gorilla. He had almost everything he needed. There was just one thing he didn't have: a friend. The keepers give him Beauty, a little cat who does everything with him. The text is heartwarming celebration of an unlikely ...


  • The boy in this book has a big brother who is good at everything. He's a wild rock singer and a terrific climber. He's read hundreds of books, he writes brilliant stories, and he's brave enough to stand up to bullies. To his adoring younger brother, ...


  • A funny, sympathetic antidote to worry from a Hans Christian Andersen MedalistBilly worries about everything, from shoes that might march out the window to giant birds that might carry him away. One night on a visit to Grandma's, Billy is so anxious ...


  • It was Beauty that killed the Beast. King Kong is a giant gorilla, a massive monster of an ape who lives on a remote island. The mighty beast falls for a beautiful girl, Ann Darrow, and desperate to have her he finds himself lured into captivity. He ...


  • A shortcut through the forest to Grandma's house produces some eerie moments — and some oddly familiar characters — in a strikingly illustrated tale about facing fears.One morning a young boy wakes up to find that Dad is gone. And in this affecti...


  • Art makes a difference!The same family that had such an enlightening experience in Anthony Browne's Zoo is now going to an art museum, Mom's choice for her birthday treat. But wisecracking Dad and their two sons are skeptical about how much fun this ...


  • Different characters tell the same story from their own perspectives in this timeless children’s story book, which explores the themes of alienation, friendship, and the bizarre amid the mundane. I called his name . . . I settled on a bench . . . ...


  • From the 2000 Hans Christian Andersen MedalistIn an endearing homage to dads everywhere, a boy describes -- and exaggerates -- the many accomplishments and feats of his father. Among the traits praised are his enormous talent for singing, his near-pr...


  • Willy's pictures look like great works of art, but not quite. Willy has added himself and his friends to famous paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso and many more. Delight in Willy's portfolio, then open the fold-out pages to see the original pict...




  • Anthony Browne's mild-mannered chimp teams up with a group of gorilla soccer stars in his first new picture-book appearance in five years.  Willy has much to overcome.  Not only is he a midget next to his burly teammates, he is convinced that his...


    • 1996
    • / General Fiction
    • Buy Buy

    "Browne brings a fresh perspective and his own witty visual imagination even to such simple-seeming books as these small catalogs of enthusiasms. Mass-market appeal combined with excellent quality."--"Kirkus "...


  • John's father wants desperately to stay young, wearing young clothes and hairstyles and collecting expensive adult toys, until he falls in a deep sleep and is transformed into a helpless baby in nappies, in a witty exploration of human vanity....









  • Illus. in full color. Mr. Piggott and his sons are a male chauvinist lotwho, outside of yelling for their dinner, don't exercise themselves much aroundthe house. When Mrs. Piggott finally tires of the endless chores that sandwichher workday, she leav...




  • Available again in Dragonfly paperback editions, these adorable classics by Anthony Browne make perfect choices for very young children. Browne's irresistible little chimp is sure to instill a love of reading as he chronicles the many books he likes ...