My Illustrated Encyclopedia (HB)
Alain Gree's 'My Illustrated Encyclopedia' is the largest and most comprehensive title published to-date by Button Books using the iconic illustrations from the archives of Alain Gree. The book contains a beautiful and eclectic selection of many of Alain's most well-known and loved images.
Covering a huge range of subject areas, including insects, birds, animals, fish, weather, farming, trees, flowers, transport and space, My Illustrated Encyclopedia is a stimulating and absorbing book for young children, brought to life by using the most charming of illustrations. The book provides the ideal opportunity for parents and young children to discuss the many subjects covered, giving children a wonderful platform to learn and ask questions about the world around them.
Alain Gree is a French author and illustrator of children's books. He has had over 300 books published, which have been translated into 20 different languages. He has also worked as a children's broadcaster on French national television, produced three detective novels, ten ship-navigation books and been a journalist for 20 years for Voiles et Voiliers (sailing ships) magazine. He is currently a graphic designer and editor for various advertising publications. Alain's main hobby is sailing. He's owned several boats since the 1970s and has crossed the Atlantic Ocean twice. He finds his sailing trips provide the perfect time out to work on new children's stories and illustrations.