The Moustachapillar by Jonty Lees


Brand Thames & Hudson

This new children’s book from author, artist and illustrator, Jonty Lees, tells the amusing and charming story of a young boy, Eric, in his quest to gain a moustache.  Unable to grow one of his own he experiments with various objects around the home much to his mother’s despair.  Then, one day when walking in the park he meets a caterpillar.  Together the new friends go on various adventures before they enter and win a moustache competition!  Alas, Eric’s mother makes the new friend go back to his natural environment.  However, Eric’s sadness is shortlived as the two old friends are soon reunited.

Jonty Lees lives and works in Cornwall. He studied at University College Falmouth and the Slade School of Fine Art.  He has had solo exhibitions at Newlyn Art Gallery and Tate St Ives, working in sculpture, video and installation, and is the fifth artist to emerge from the Tate St Ives Artist Residency Programme at the historic Porthmeor Studios, St Ives.

Hardback: 36 pages.

28cm x 22cm.

Age: 3-7 Years.

ISBN: 9780955432255.

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