Ten Thousand Stories
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Price
£11.99

Format
Hardcover

Publishing Date
01/10/2013

Pages
32 pages

Height
279mm

Width
229mm

Illustrations
10 full-colour illustrations

Rights
UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa

ISBN
9781452114071

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Ten Thousand Stories

An Ever-Changing Tale of Tragic Happenings


A new story unfolds with every turn of a flap in this playful jigsaw puzzle of a book. Each page is divided into four tunable mini-pages that mix and match to create 10,000 different story combinations, each with its own unique watercolour illustration. Some story combinations make sense, some come out downright surreal and each one is as quirky and imaginative as the next.


About the Author(s)
Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr

Writer/illustrator duo Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr live, work, raise kids and make books together in the hayloft of an old barn in Chestertown, Maryland. Since 2006, they have collaborated on more than 50 illustrated titles, all published by their two small presses: Idiots'Books (satirical picture books for adults) and Bobbledy Books (books and music for kids). Robbi and Matthew also teach, speak and run workshops on collaboration between artists and writers. They blog daily about family, creativity and life in the barn (idiotsbooks.com and bobbledybooks.com). Ten Thousand Stories is the first of their books that someone else has had the gall to publish.

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