MICHAEL FOREMAN

TELLING TALES

Chris Beetles Gallery is delighted to present a major selling retrospective of works by one of the best-loved creators of children's books since the Second World War.

The exhibition includes over 275 works spanning 50 years of achievement and focuses on his work as an illustrator of fairy tales, myths and legends, and children's classics, including collaborations with Brian Alderson, Angela Carter, Roald Dahl, Terry Jones and Michael Morpurgo.

THIEVES BROKE INTO THE PALACE AND STOLE THE GLASS CUPBOARD by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THIEVES BROKE INTO THE PALACE AND STOLE THE GLASS CUPBOARD

'WHAT'S THE MATTER', GROWLED THE TERRIBLE MONSTER, 
'FRIGHTENED ARE YOU?' by MICHAEL FOREMAN

'WHAT'S THE MATTER', GROWLED THE TERRIBLE MONSTER, 'FRIGHTENED ARE YOU?'

CORN DOLLY by MICHAEL FOREMAN

CORN DOLLY

EVERYONE IN THE CITY HAD BEEN TURNED TO WOOD by MICHAEL FOREMAN

EVERYONE IN THE CITY HAD BEEN TURNED TO WOOD

THE BIG NOSES by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE BIG NOSES

SO THE CHIEF OF THE ISLAND TOLD HIM HOW HE HAD BEEN TO THE MAGICIAN, WHO HAD MADE HIS NOSE SMALLER by MICHAEL FOREMAN

SO THE CHIEF OF THE ISLAND TOLD HIM HOW HE HAD BEEN TO THE MAGICIAN, WHO HAD MADE HIS NOSE SMALLER

OUT JUMPED A HIDEOUS MONSTER WITH GREAT CLAWS AND BULGING EYES by MICHAEL FOREMAN

OUT JUMPED A HIDEOUS MONSTER WITH GREAT CLAWS AND BULGING EYES

ASK THE EAGLE THAT LIVES ON THIS MOUNTAIN TO GIVE YOU A RIDE ON HIS BACK by MICHAEL FOREMAN

ASK THE EAGLE THAT LIVES ON THIS MOUNTAIN TO GIVE YOU A RIDE ON HIS BACK

THE MAN WHO OWNED THE EARTH by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE MAN WHO OWNED THE EARTH

'HELLO', SAID THE RAINBOW CAT. 'YOU CAN ASK ME THREE QUESTIONS.' by MICHAEL FOREMAN

'HELLO', SAID THE RAINBOW CAT. 'YOU CAN ASK ME THREE QUESTIONS.'

HE SAW A HORRIBLE PAIR OF YELLOW EYES PEERING OUT AT HIM FROM THE DARKNESS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

HE SAW A HORRIBLE PAIR OF YELLOW EYES PEERING OUT AT HIM FROM THE DARKNESS

WHY BIRDS SING by MICHAEL FOREMAN

WHY BIRDS SING

THE PRINCESS HELD TIGHT TO THE EAGLE, AND THEY SOARED UP INTO THE SKY by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE PRINCESS HELD TIGHT TO THE EAGLE, AND THEY SOARED UP INTO THE SKY

SO HE PLACED THE PRINCESS ON THE BACK OF HIS HORSE AND TOOK HER BACK TO THE KING by MICHAEL FOREMAN

SO HE PLACED THE PRINCESS ON THE BACK OF HIS HORSE AND TOOK HER BACK TO THE KING

WINE OF LI PO by MICHAEL FOREMAN

WINE OF LI PO

AS SOON AS IT WAS LIGHT, THE KING TOOK HIS PLACE ON HIS THRONE, AND SUMMONED THE LORD CHANCELLOR FORWARD by MICHAEL FOREMAN

AS SOON AS IT WAS LIGHT, THE KING TOOK HIS PLACE ON HIS THRONE, AND SUMMONED THE LORD CHANCELLOR FORWARD

RED RIDING HOOD by MICHAEL FOREMAN

RED RIDING HOOD

THE FAIRY LEFT MATAQUIN AT ONCE IN A FIERY CHARIOT BY DRAGONS AND ARRIVED AT THE GRIEVING COURT AN HOUR LATER by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE FAIRY LEFT MATAQUIN AT ONCE IN A FIERY CHARIOT BY DRAGONS AND ARRIVED AT THE GRIEVING COURT AN HOUR LATER

THE PRINCE APPROACHED HER TREMBLING by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE PRINCE APPROACHED HER TREMBLING

A PRINCE TO THE RESCUE by MICHAEL FOREMAN

A PRINCE TO THE RESCUE

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