By: McKee, David.Material type: BookPublisher: Originally published: London: Dobson, 1980. ; London : Tate, 2010Description:  p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781854379610.Subject(s): Illustration and Graphic Design | Children's literature | Illustrated children's books | Illustrators-Great Britain | McKee, David, 1935-DDC classification: 741.642MCK
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>First published forty years ago, Big Top Benn, by author and illustrator David McKee, became a cult classic. Its combination of intense watercolors and detailed pen-and-ink drawings make it a beautiful book to read and to treasure.<br> <br> Mr. Benn is an ordinary man who has extraordinary adventures. He swaps his top hat and black suit for an extravagant clown costume and finds himself transported into a world of big-top tents and circus performers. This entrancing book brings to a new generation the glories of a golden age of children's book illustration and storytelling.</p>
Mr Benn is an ordinary man who has extraordinary adventures. In this story he swaps his top hat and black suit for an extravagant clown costume and finds himself transported into a world of big-top tents and circus performers.