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Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers : Portraits of Fifty Famous Folks and All Their Weird Stuff
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James Gulliver Hancock is an artist and illustrator from Sydney, Australia. His work has been exhibited in galleries worldwide, and he has worked with a wide variety of high profile clients, including Coca-Cola, the New York Times, and Herman Miller Furniture. He is the author of All the Buildings in New York, All the Buildings in London, All the Buildings in Sydney, All the Buildings in Melbourne and All the Buildings in Paris. He is based in Sydney. James Gulliver Hancock is an artist and illustrator. His work has been exhibited in galleries worldwide, and he has worked with a wide variety of high-profile clients, including Coca-Cola, the New York Times, and Herman Miller Furniture. He chronicles his attempt to draw every single building in New York City and in Sydney at the popular blogs "All the Buildings in New York" and "All the Buildings in Sydney".

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In Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers: Portraits of Fifty Famous Folks All Their Weird Stuff, artist James Gulliver Hancock illustrates historical icons in a fun, infographic style - surrounded by their possessions, baggage, favorite locations and personality quirks. You're guaranteed to come away with new facts to cover any lull in cocktail party conversation - Abraham Lincoln started Thanksgiving? Albert Einstein hated Scrabble and didn't believe in marriage? Take that awkward party silences!' - Design*Sponge
Crammed to the brim with whimsical line drawings depicting the subjects' hobbies, romantic partners, favorite articles of clothing, vices, and more, each page explodes with creative and intriguing details. Hancock has captured the essence of his subjects with these snarky and humorous mini-biographies. Browsers will be in for a treat, and more artistic readers may even be inspired to create their own portraits of celebrities or friends. - School Library Journal

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