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.

THE SQUIRRELS PULLED VERUCA SALT TO THE GROUND AND STARTED CARRYING HER ACROSS THE FLOOR by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE SQUIRRELS PULLED VERUCA SALT TO THE GROUND AND STARTED CARRYING HER ACROSS THE FLOOR

MIKE TEAVEE by MICHAEL FOREMAN

MIKE TEAVEE

THE INVENTING ROOM by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE INVENTING ROOM

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by MICHAEL FOREMAN

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES OF CHARLIE AND MR WILLY WONKA by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES OF CHARLIE AND MR WILLY WONKA

TERRY JONES WRITING NICOBOBINUS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

TERRY JONES WRITING NICOBOBINUS

THE GOLDEN MAN by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE GOLDEN MAN

BEFORE THE NIGHTWATCHMAN COULD GRAB THEM, ROSIE AND NICOBOBINUS WERE SPRINTING AWAY AS FAST AS THEY COULD by MICHAEL FOREMAN

BEFORE THE NIGHTWATCHMAN COULD GRAB THEM, ROSIE AND NICOBOBINUS WERE SPRINTING AWAY AS FAST AS THEY COULD

'LOOK OUT!' CRIED NICOBOBINUS, AS AN ARROW THUDDED INTO THE BRICKWORK, JUST MISSING ROSIE'S FOOT by MICHAEL FOREMAN

'LOOK OUT!' CRIED NICOBOBINUS, AS AN ARROW THUDDED INTO THE BRICKWORK, JUST MISSING ROSIE'S FOOT

HE DIVED UNDER THE ABBOT'S TABLE, GRABBED THE GREAT MAN'S LEGS AND UP-ENDED THE LOT by MICHAEL FOREMAN

HE DIVED UNDER THE ABBOT'S TABLE, GRABBED THE GREAT MAN'S LEGS AND UP-ENDED THE LOT

NICOBOBINUS AND THE OFFAL ABBOT by MICHAEL FOREMAN

NICOBOBINUS AND THE OFFAL ABBOT

HE WAS SITTING BOLT UPRIGHT IN HIS BED, WITH HIS EYES WIDE OPEN, WATCHING THEM! by MICHAEL FOREMAN

HE WAS SITTING BOLT UPRIGHT IN HIS BED, WITH HIS EYES WIDE OPEN, WATCHING THEM!

'DRAGON'S BLOOD!' SHOUTED ROSIE, NICOBOBINUS AND DR SEBASTIAN ALL TOGETHER by MICHAEL FOREMAN

'DRAGON'S BLOOD!' SHOUTED ROSIE, NICOBOBINUS AND DR SEBASTIAN ALL TOGETHER

THE BLACK SHIP TURNED IN THE DARKNESS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE BLACK SHIP TURNED IN THE DARKNESS

ABOVE THE FLAME, HUGE CALDRONS HAD BEEN PLACED ON A GREAT IRON FRAME by MICHAEL FOREMAN

ABOVE THE FLAME, HUGE CALDRONS HAD BEEN PLACED ON A GREAT IRON FRAME

THE TREES REACHED THEIR BRANCHES DOWN, AND EACH PICKED UP A DRAGON-SLAYER by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE TREES REACHED THEIR BRANCHES DOWN, AND EACH PICKED UP A DRAGON-SLAYER

IN THE CLUTCHES OF THE DRAGON by MICHAEL FOREMAN

IN THE CLUTCHES OF THE DRAGON

THE LAMPLIGHTER by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE LAMPLIGHTER

SHE CLIMBED UNSTEADILY ON TOP OF THE STONE WALL AND SWUNG HER OLD LEG OVER THE HORSE'S BACK USING THE HALTER AS MAKESHIFT REINS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

SHE CLIMBED UNSTEADILY ON TOP OF THE STONE WALL AND SWUNG HER OLD LEG OVER THE HORSE'S BACK USING THE HALTER AS MAKESHIFT REINS

IN AN INSTANCE SHE FELT HERSELF FLYING THROUGH THE AIR by MICHAEL FOREMAN

IN AN INSTANCE SHE FELT HERSELF FLYING THROUGH THE AIR

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