Gambit Book of Children's Songs

Gambit Book of Children s Songs None
  • Title: Gambit Book of Children's Songs
  • Author: Errol Le Cain
  • ISBN: 9780876450239
  • Page: 216
  • Format: Hardcover
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  • Errol Le Cain

    Errol Le Cain was a British animator and children s book illustrator He was born 5 March 1941 in Singapore and evacuated with his family next year when Japan invaded They lived in India for several years before eventually settling in the U.K after World War II.With no formal art education, his talent was nevertheless evident from an early age Fascinated by cinema, he made his first animated film, The Enchanted Mouse, with a friend s 8 mm camera at age 11 His next work, The Little Goatherd, was created with a 16 mm camera at age 15 It came to the attention of British film distributor Pearl Dean and he moved to London that year 1956 to pursue a career in animation.In 1965, Le Cain joined Richard Williams s animation studio and worked on a wide range of animation projects Le Cain turned freelance in 1969, working on sets for BBC television productions, continuing with animation projects, and beginning his career as a children s book illustrator Le Cain s first children s illustrations were published by Faber and Faber in King Arthur s Sword 1968 , which began a long association with Faber that continued to his death Le Cain illustrated 48 children s books during his lifetime, noted for their richly decorative watercolours and masterful command of design and colour He was commended for the 1969, 1975, and 1978 Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year s best children s book illustration by a British subject before winning the 1984 Medal and was commended again for 1987 The winning book was Hiawatha s Childhood, based on a very short extract from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow s 1855 epic poem The Song of Hiawatha The four commended books were The Cabbage Princess, which he wrote himself Thorn Rose, or the Sleeping Beauty from Brothers Grimm Twelve Dancing Princesses, which he retold from Brothers Grimm and The Enchanter s Daughter by Antonia Barber.


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