Thursday, 13 May 2010

'Stunning' picture book launched

Michael Thompson with wife Emily and daughter Jessica

A 170-strong crowd celebrated the release of The Other Bears by debut author and illustrator Michael Thompson at the State Library of Western Australia on 14 April.

Jenni Woodroffe, of the WA branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia (Inc.), launched the book with a special a story time session for children.

“This is a story about families, told beautifully and with stunning illustrations,” Woodroffe said.

The State Library of Western Australian also hosted an exhibition of artwork from The Other Bears in The Place.

Images courtesy Jordan Shields

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