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Robert Ingpen
Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institue of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the... show more

Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institue of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia.A world-renowned artist and author, Ingpen has designed, illustrated and written more than one hundred books. His work includes his highly acclaimed series of illustrated children's classics, a unique achievement by one illustrator, which have now been published in many editions around the world.Robert now lives and works in Barwon Heads, Australia, near his hometown of Geelong.
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Birth date: October 13, 1936
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Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 7 years ago
What is there to say about Tom Sawyer that hasn't already been said? Nothing, that's what. So, I'll just say this was an absolute delight to read with Izzy and add a few of my own general thoughts and feelings. Twain was a remarkably gifted writer - not only is the prose just lovely, but often ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 8 years ago
England is so awesome and idyllic for the upper classes it's better to be there in wartime than say, NYC without a war. I don't argue with that. Hell, it's why I watch Downton Abbey or Brideshead Revisted. It's interesting to see how different people have addressed the idea of teen-aged girls in...
A Rep Reading
A Rep Reading rated it 8 years ago
Spectacular addition to the selections available of this classic children's story. It really made me want to open the book right then and there, when I first held it in my hands. Very appealing.
Bloody Shambles
Bloody Shambles rated it 9 years ago
The reason I'm giving this 3 stars is not so much because I liked it, but because the author was kind to me as 9yr old. Our class read this in primary school and then Colin Thiele came to our school for a Q&A session. We were asked to write a thank you letter to him and, remembering that he had arth...
Classic Maiden
Classic Maiden rated it 29 years ago
I've always loved this! I was read it as a kid...
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