Author(s): Terry Denton
From the bestselling Terry Denton Bumper Books comes the next fantastic addition. Full of fun drawing activities, whacky cartoons, codes and quizzes, Terry Denton's Bumper Book of the Universe is sure to nurture every child's creativity and entertain them for hours. With all the activities and fun of the previous Bumper Books plus added facts, codes and a touch of philosophy, it's a must-have for all young, inquisitive minds.
Terry Denton is among Australia's busiest literary creative forces and his work, either as a writer, illustrator or both, can be found in popular children's titles such as Gasp!, Duck for Cover and Sucked In! Born in Melbourne in 1950, the second youngest of five boys, Terry originally studied architecture, but, unhappy with that course, he left Uni and set about discovering what kind of artist he really wanted to be. Over the next seven years he tried animation, painting, theatre, etching, sculpture, cartooning, and worked part-time with a friend running a music shop. In 1984 he wrote and illustrated Felix and Alexander (Hodder Headline). It was published in 1985 and won the CBC Picture Book of the Year in 1986. Since then he has illustrated more than 30 books, ten of which he has also written. In 1991-92 Terry worked for the Australian Children's Television Foundation on Lift-Off, acknowledged as one of the most innovative children's TV shows produced in Australia. He spent a year helping devise the program, and another year designing the puppets and the look of the program