Edward Monkton's most profound, quirky and inspirational illustrations are brought together in this exquisitely designed collection. Following the phenomenal success of such stylish and original books as The Lady and the Chocolate, The Pig of Happiness, The Shoes of Salvation, Love and The Penguin of Death, Edward Monkton now assembles his drawings and thoughts on friendship. The Friends can connect in a mysterious way without even speaking. Perhaps they have amazing magical powers. Perhaps they are both just peculiar in the head. Edward Monkton's surprisingly philosophical take on all aspects of love, life and happiness have made Monkton's drawings a mark of good taste year in, year out. / Edward Monkton's books have sold nearly 200,000 copies, with 'Love' being a Sunday Times bestseller. / Friends is Edward Monkton's bestselling card. Over 2 million Edward Monkton greeting cards were sold in 2007. / Monkton's fantastic illustrations appear weekly in the Daily Mail and on its website ensuring a high profile for the cartoons. /Marketing activity will continue to leverage the strong author website with a dedicated fan-base of over 26,000 subsribers who will be targetted with competitions, e-newsletters, and digital assets. / Competition: Purple Ronnie
Edward Monkton is a relative of Purple Ronnie, the other well-known creation of Giles Andreae. The three of them live together, philosophising and generally at peace with themselves and the world.