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Quotation Greetings Card "Algy on his Raft"

Quotation Greetings Card "Algy on his Raft"
£2.20 10 Available
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Description

Blank greetings card printed on Premium quality Century Soho 300 gsm card stock, sourced from sustainable forestry and FSC certified, with white paper envelope.

One for the kiddies (young and old...), this makes an ideal and unusual birthday card :-)

Size approx. 150mm (6") square.

This square card is hinged at the left-hand side and protected by a cellophane wrapper.

Blank inside for your own greeting, with a small copy of the image and descriptive text on the back of the card.

This card features an illustration of Algy, a surprisingly fluffy bird, adrift on his raft in the middle of the ocean, singing sea shanties at the top of his voice. It features in the first book in the Adventures of Algy series, "A Surprisingly Fluffy Bird", and includes a quotation from the book on the front of the card.

This image is also available on a range of gifts, including a tote bag and a zipped canvas purse.

Reproduced from an original illustration by Jenny Chapman, © 2015.

Inspiration

Algy is a unique and surprisingly fluffy bird - and the hero of my series of illustrated children's chapter books "Tales from the Adventures of Algy".

Algy is a real puppet, and this illustration from Algy's first book "A Surprisingly Fluffy Bird" was drawn from a photograph of Algy genuinely afloat on a real upturned orange crate in Sanna Bay.

Algy's adventures started on Tumblr with a long series of photo posts featuring Algy in the local West Highland landscape, his reflections on life, and quotations from poetry, which Algy loves... In due course Algy found his way into a series of children's chapter books, set on the wild west coast of the Scottish Highlands where I live, and featuring a cast of local wildlife characters.

The original illustration from which this card is reproduced was created with Winsor and Newton professional watercolour paints and watercolour sticks, and Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer watercolour pencils on Fabriano Artistico HP watercolour paper.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Jenny Chapman Artwork within 3 days of receiving payment.

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£2.65 £0.30
USA and Canada £3.50 £0.40
Rest of the World £3.60 £0.40

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