The Onion's Great Escape

Author(s): Sara Fanelli

Picture Books

Sara Fanelli's activity book asks young readers to help the onion break free by answering thought-provoking questions and completing the activities within, finally pressing a three-dimensional character right out of the pages. The book encourages young children to be imaginative and think about complex issues in unexpected ways.


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." . .an ingenious work by a persistently imaginative artist. . ." - Steven Heller

"A cross between illustration, philosophy, and paper engineering. . ."The Onion's Great Escape" challenges the limitations of reading as an interactive experience." - "Cool Hunting"

Sara Fanelli was born in Florence. She came to London to study art, and has been working there as a designer and illustrator since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 1995. She divides her time between self-generated projects and commercial illustration commissions from a wide range of international clients, including the New Yorker, Penguin Books, Faber & Faber, Tate Modern, The Victoria & Albert Museum, Ron Arad, Issey Miyake, the New York Times and the Royal Mail. She has written and illustrated a number of children's books, and her work has been exhibited in venues around the world. She has twice been the overall winner of the Victoria & Albert Museum's illustration award and been awarded two D&AD pencils.

General Fields

  • : 9780714857039
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : February 2012
  • : 280mm X 205mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 512
  • : Paperback
  • : Sara Fanelli
  • : 35 colou
  • : 68
  • : new
  • : en