Welcome to the Winter is Coming Giveaway Hop! I’ve got the children’s book The Adventures of Moose and Mr Brown, the first picture book by celebrated British designer Paul Smith and illustrated by Sam Usher. Usher is well known for his multi-award shortlisted book Can You See Sassoon? and popular seasonal picture book series – Snow, Rain, Storm and Sun.
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One of you will win a copy of this cute book! To make winter a little more bearable, I’m throwing in $5 PayPal Cash too.
The Adventures of Moose and Mr Brown
by Paul Smith; Illustrated by Sam Usher
The Adventures of Moose & Mr Brown is a laugh-out-loud rollicking adventure story of animals, travel, design and finding inspiration in the most unlikely of places. It follows the story of Mr Brown, an international fashion designer, who agrees to help a Moose he encounters at an airport to track down his lost twin brother, Monty. Along the way they travel the world and help multiple animals by designing garments to meet their particular needs – including slippers for sloths, parkas for penguins and scarves for giraffes. The story was inspired by toys that Paul has owned for many years and which reside in his office in Covent Garden, London.
Neil Dunnicliffe, Publisher, Pavilion Children’s Books said:
“I’m delighted to be working with the brilliant designer Paul Smith on his very first children’s books. Paul has produced a dazzlingly-inventive and very funny story and Sam Usher’s artwork is beautiful, witty and incredibly expressive. I can’t wait to introduce the world to The Adventures of Moose and Mr Brown.”
Paul Smith commented:
“I’ve known Moose and Mr Brown for a long time and I’m delighted to be able to bring their stories to life in my first ever children’s book. Sam’s illustrations are really special and capture the colour and energy of Moose and Mr Brown’s adventures perfectly!”
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The Adventures of Moose and Mr Brown is a delightful children’s book filled with so much to see! If you are the creative type, you will appreciate seeing Mr Brown’s studio that is filled to the brim with stuff! Crazy, colorful stuff! I realize that not all creative minds work alike, but more often than not, creatives thrive when they’re surrounded by things they love and things that inspire them. All of the “stuff” in this story is one of the things that makes it so much fun! I love looking at details in picture books. Illustrators that “get” the author make picture books so much more!
Yes, this story is super fun. Mr Brown and Moose looking for Moose’s twin Monty leads them to different countries where Mr Brown designs for the animals in those countries. This book takes your child on an adventure to new lands while teaching them to associate these animals with the country in which they live.
I love when Mr Brown and Moose visit Paris! They’re living my dream…of eating French macarons in Paris! Their plate is over-flowing with those yummy cookies!
The Adventures of Moose & Mr Brown really is a fun book. I highly recommend it!
About the Author
Sir Paul Smith is an internationally renowned fashion designer. The Paul Smith fashion company has flagship stores in London, Paris, New York, Milan and Tokyo, with a total of over 200 stores worldwide. It has a presence in over 70 countries. Sir Paul Smith has collaborated with a number of well-known brands including Manchester United Football Team, Anglepoise, Land Rover, New Balance and Penguin Classics. This is his first children’s book.
About the Illustrator
Sam Usher has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize and the Red House Children’s Book Award and longlisted for the Kate Greenaway medal. He is particularly admired for his technical drawing skill and prowess with watercolor.
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