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.

I'M ONLY BIG BECAUSE I EAT... CABBAGES! AND ... SAUSAGES! AND ... RADISHES! AND ... by MICHAEL FOREMAN

I'M ONLY BIG BECAUSE I EAT... CABBAGES! AND ... SAUSAGES! AND ... RADISHES! AND ...

THE KING BECAME FURIOUS, AND HE ORDERED HIS ARMY TO COMPEL EVERY SINGLE PERSON IN THE KINGDOM TO WORK ON THE TOWER by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE KING BECAME FURIOUS, AND HE ORDERED HIS ARMY TO COMPEL EVERY SINGLE PERSON IN THE KINGDOM TO WORK ON THE TOWER

THE STEGOSAURUS REARED UP ONTO ITS HINDS LEGS   TAKING MUCH OF THE WOODSHED WITH IT by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE STEGOSAURUS REARED UP ONTO ITS HINDS LEGS  TAKING MUCH OF THE WOODSHED WITH IT

'CRUMBS!' SAID TOM. 'I SHOULD HAVE GUESSED! TYRANNOSAURUS REX! MY FAVOURITE DINOSAUR!' by MICHAEL FOREMAN

'CRUMBS!' SAID TOM. 'I SHOULD HAVE GUESSED! TYRANNOSAURUS REX! MY FAVOURITE DINOSAUR!'

DINOSAURS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

DINOSAURS

NICOBOBINUS FOUND HIMSELF CHAINED AND SHACKLED AND BEING DRAGGED INTO THE GRAND AUDIENCE CHAMBER OF THE DOGE OF VENICE HIMSELF by MICHAEL FOREMAN

NICOBOBINUS FOUND HIMSELF CHAINED AND SHACKLED AND BEING DRAGGED INTO THE GRAND AUDIENCE CHAMBER OF THE DOGE OF VENICE HIMSELF

IF YOU DON'T EAT ME, I'LL MAKE YOU SOME MORE. I'LL MAKE YOU LOTS OF GOOD THINGS, FOR I'M THE SON OF THE BEST PASTRY COOK IN THE LAND by MICHAEL FOREMAN

IF YOU DON'T EAT ME, I'LL MAKE YOU SOME MORE. I'LL MAKE YOU LOTS OF GOOD THINGS, FOR I'M THE SON OF THE BEST PASTRY COOK IN THE LAND

SAM COOKED AND BAKED, AND HE MADE SCONES AND ECLAIRS AND MERINGUES AND SPONGE CAKES AND SHORTBREAD AND DOUGHNUTS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

SAM COOKED AND BAKED, AND HE MADE SCONES AND ECLAIRS AND MERINGUES AND SPONGE CAKES AND SHORTBREAD AND DOUGHNUTS

EXPERIENCE VERSUS YOUTH AND PERSISTENCE by MICHAEL FOREMAN

EXPERIENCE VERSUS YOUTH AND PERSISTENCE

AS DARKNESS FELL SHE REALIZED THAT SHE WAS QUITE LOST; SHE WAS WALKING DEEPER AND DEEPER INTO THE SWAMP by MICHAEL FOREMAN

AS DARKNESS FELL SHE REALIZED THAT SHE WAS QUITE LOST; SHE WAS WALKING DEEPER AND DEEPER INTO THE SWAMP

THE SONGS MY PADDLE SINGS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE SONGS MY PADDLE SINGS

MOOSE by MICHAEL FOREMAN

MOOSE

CREATION by MICHAEL FOREMAN

CREATION

WHEN THE LITTLE MUD FIGURE WAS FINISHED SHE SAT DOWN ON THE RIVERBANK, BREATHED LIFE INTO IT AND GAVE IT A GENTLE PUSH by MICHAEL FOREMAN

WHEN THE LITTLE MUD FIGURE WAS FINISHED SHE SAT DOWN ON THE RIVERBANK, BREATHED LIFE INTO IT AND GAVE IT A GENTLE PUSH

AFTER A VERY LONG FLIGHT THE CROW NOTICED THAT IT WAS GETTING LIGHTER by MICHAEL FOREMAN

AFTER A VERY LONG FLIGHT THE CROW NOTICED THAT IT WAS GETTING LIGHTER

HIS GRANDFATHER TIED A PIECE OF STRING ON TO THE BALL FOR HIM, SO HE COULD PLAY by MICHAEL FOREMAN

HIS GRANDFATHER TIED A PIECE OF STRING ON TO THE BALL FOR HIM, SO HE COULD PLAY

THEY RAN ABOUT IN THE LIGHT, AMAZED AT HOW EASY IT WAS TO SEE THINGS by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THEY RAN ABOUT IN THE LIGHT, AMAZED AT HOW EASY IT WAS TO SEE THINGS

THE CHIEF AND HIS HUNTERS SHOT ARROWS AT THE CROW AS HE FLEW HIGHER AND HIGHER, BUT HE WAS MUCH TOO QUICK FOR THEM by MICHAEL FOREMAN

THE CHIEF AND HIS HUNTERS SHOT ARROWS AT THE CROW AS HE FLEW HIGHER AND HIGHER, BUT HE WAS MUCH TOO QUICK FOR THEM

LEOPARD by MICHAEL FOREMAN

LEOPARD

SNAKE WAS STUCK IN THE MIDDLE OF A PATCH OF TAR! by MICHAEL FOREMAN

SNAKE WAS STUCK IN THE MIDDLE OF A PATCH OF TAR!

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