Pamela Allen (born in New Zealand, 1934) is the writer and illustrator of this delightful book. Simple drawings with strong shapes, carefully designed to enhance the text in each scene. I love the subtle humor and playfulness both in the pictures and the story - I wish I could have scanned the full double page spreads to show how well the text and pictures work together but my scanner is not big enough. The story is about a man who is not happy with his possessions (ie having only marmalade for breakfast) and goes searching for something different. After a dangerous encounter with some farm animals though, he decides that marmalade is not such a bad deal after all - a moral lesson for all of us!
A Site Advisory Committee meeting doodle (1977) - A Site Advisory Committee meeting doodle (1977) Published in *The Doodles and **Diaries of John Vernon Lord*, Camberwell Press, 1986.
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