With her magic paintbrush, Shen can paint steaming pots full of fish and oysters to feed the hungry people in her village. When the evil emperor commands Shen to paint gold for him, she is determined to keep her promise to paint only for the poor.In The Magic Paintbrush, Julia Donaldson's vibrant verse and Joel Stewart's beautiful illustrations bring fresh life to a traditional tale of how a little girl's integrity can withstand the corruption of power and greed.
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Joel Stewart is one of Macmillan's brightest stars. He graduated from Falmouth College of Arts with a first class degree and won the Macmillan Prize in 2000. He has illustrated the critically acclaimed UNDERWATER FARMYARD (HB 0 333 96063 7, PB 0333 96064 5), and the follow-up, MOON ZOO, which also publishes this month in hardback (1 405 02049 0).Review:
‘The best recent picture book is the The Magic Paintbrush by Julia Donaldson... it is beautifully illustrated by Joel Stewart and wonderful to read aloud’ Daily Telegraph
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Book Description Macmillan Children's Books, 2004. Book Condition: New. Joel Stewart (illustrator). Bookseller Inventory # 9780333964439
Book Description Macmillan Children's Books, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110333964438
Book Description Macmillan Children's Books, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0333964438