Author(s): Gus Gordon
Once upon a time in a very busy city, on a very busy street, in two very small apartments, lived...
Herman and Rosie.
Herman liked playing the oboe, the smell of hot dogs in the winter, and watching films about the ocean.
Rosie liked pancakes, listening to old jazz records, and watching films about the ocean.
They both loved the groovy rhythm of the city, but sometimes the bustling crowds and constant motion left them lonely, until one night ...
A Neal Porter Book
Gus Gordon is an internationally acclaimed illustrator and author. He has illustrated and written over 80 books for children. His illustrations are known for their loose and energetic line work, mixed media and humour. His writing is always anthropomorphic. He attributes this to his love of Kenneth Grahame's Wind in The Willows. Gus's first picture book, Wendy, was a Notable Book in the 2010 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Awards. His second picture book, Herman and Rosie, now published in twelve countries, has been internationally acclaimed and awarded. Gus's latest picture book Somewhere Else will be published by Penguin Random House Australia in 2016. See Gus's website for more news on upcoming projects: http://www.gusgordon.com/ and http://www.facebook.com/GusGordonbooks