The Illustration Art of Robert Ingpen
A celebration of Robert Ingpen's work as an illustrator and storyteller, told through his own illustrator's notes, original sketches and abundant illustrations from his award-winning publications - and revealing the places, stories and people that inspired him along the way.
Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia. A world-renowned artist and author, he has designed, illustrated and written over 100 books. This series of classic works illustrated by Robert includesTreasure Island,Peter Pan andWendy,The Jungle Book,The Wind in the Willows andA Christmas Carol. Robert lives and works in Anglesea, near his home town of Geelong.