L is for London
By Paul Thurlby
The highly collectible graphic artist, Paul Thurlby, takes us on an alphabetical tour round London in this striking celebration of a vibrant city.
An incredibly stylish alphabet book - perfect for children and adults alike.
See the sights of London as never before - through the eyes of an award-winning illustrator. Paul Thurlby takes us from A for Abbey Road, through K for Kew Gardens to Z for London Zoo in this striking book.
Beautiful and covetable, this book deserves a place on every coffee table - as well as in every nursery.
Praise for Numbers: 'Stunning collection.' Guardian
'Paul Thurlby's prints are so ludicrously beautiful that I am seriously tempted to blow the budget, order the whole lot and paper a wall with them.' India Knight, journalist and author
Paul Thurlby has been a full-time illustrator since 2006. He has worked in advertising, editorial and T-shirt design, as well as publishing. His first book, Alphabet, won the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima award in 2013. His inspiration comes from mid-century design and illustration. His style is retro-modern, with retro aesthetics and modern subject matter.
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08 Oct 2015
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Hodder Children's Books
stylish....bold pictures of contemporary metropolitan icons — Time Out
Delivered with tremendous panache — Red Reading Hub
Iconic and utterly stylish — Picture Books Blogger
Wonderful retro-style illustrations — Junior Hipster
This is a gorgeous creation. Reminiscent of the great Miroslav Sasek in colour and style, Thurlby has put a timeless spin on his divinely-rendered illustrations, in a book that showcases the inner workings of the great city of London — Kids Book Review
It is aimed at children, but we think a lot of adults just might enjoy L is for London — Retro To Go
Each alphabetic choice is perfect ... Each page has little snippets of useful information too ... Invaluable for projects on London, this is accessible right down to KS1 pupils, who will really enjoy spotting the little fox on each page ... With a sophistication of imagery that will also appeal way beyond that; to Art and Design students in secondary for example — School Librarian
A covetable gift — Little London
The artist now lives in London, and this is his paean to the city he obviously loves ... Each alphabetic choice is perfect and highlights those touristic features that we would all choose ... Each page has little snippets of useful information too ... Invaluable for projects on London this is accessible right down to KS1 pupils ... With a sophistication of imagery this will also appeal way beyond that; to Art and Design students in secondary for example. — School Librarian
L is for London is such fun... The artwork is incredible, and there's so much to spot. — Steve Antony, Gurgle Magazine