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Posy Simmonds

Posy Simmonds

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Caroline Dawnay
Assistant: Sophie Scard
020 3214 0882
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Posy Simmonds is best known for her weekly cartoon strip which ran in the Guardian from 1977 to 1987. The collected cartoons were published as MRS WEBER'S DIARY, TRUE LOVE, PICK OF POSY, PURE POSY and MUSTN'T GRUMBLE. She was Cartoonist of the Year in 1980 and 1981 and in 1998 was overall winner of the National Art Library Illustrations Award. GEMMA BOVERY was published by Cape in 1999 to great critical acclaim.  Her last book, TAMARA DREWE, is being made into a film.

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TAMARA DREWE
2007
Jonathan Cape
A graphic novel loosely based on Hardy`s FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD.
BAKER CAT
2004
Jonathan Cape
The delightful tale of a beastly baker, a hard-working cat and a rabble of rude and frisky mice.
LITERARY LIFE
2003
Jonathan Cape
The book consists of approximately fifty `Literary Life` cartoons, as currently being serialised weekly every Saturday in the Guardian Review, and a selection of short stories.
GEMMA BOVERY
1999
Jonathan Cape
A classic novel rewritten as glittering contemporary satire: the British adrift in Normandy.
MATILDA
1992
Jonathan Cape
Who told such dreadful lies and was burned to death.
LULU AND THE FLYING BABIES
1988
Jonathan Cape
Lulu is swept off her feet by a winged figure and flown into a wonderful world of pictures.
FRED
1987
Jonathan Cape
Fred is a cat who seems normal enough by day, but by night Fred is a singing superstar, much to the surprise of Fred's owners.
PURE POSY
1987
Jonathan Cape
Pick of Posy Simmonds
VERY POSY
1985
Jonathan Cape
Illustrated children's book
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Anthony Jones
Assistant: Danielle Walker
+44 (0) 20 3214 0858
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