The Magical Life of Mr Renny
written by Leo Timmers
Gecko Press | ISBN 9781877467899
Paperback – 40 pages
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Mr. Renny's paintings are so good that they almost appear real. But no one seems to pay them any attention until a strange man offers to make everything that Mr. Renny paints come to life. First there's the painting of the apple, which Mr. Renny can now eat. Then there's a huge hotdog, a new car, a cruise liner...Mr. Renny paints himself a life of luxury until his friend Rose comes to ask if she can buy one of his paintings. But he doesn't have any real paintings left! The spell must be broken and soon! A book containing subtle references to the work of Belgian surrealist Ren Magritte, the illustrations are full of clever and amusing details.