Charley Harper – An Illustrated Life

[ 3 ] May 29, 2008 |


This book is definitely on my wish list. Thanks to New York-based designer Todd Oldham and Ammo Books for putting together this definitive collection of the late artist Charley Harper’s 60-year-long career. Harper is best known for his graphic, geometric depictions of wildlife–and an inspiration to me.

Since this large format book, Charley Harper — An Illustrated Life is a bit steep for my budget ($200), I will be happy to own a copy of his new board book, Charley Harper ABC’s or the classic beauty, Birds and Words (first published in 1974).

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Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. OMG I love Charley Harper so much. How gorgeous are his illustrations! And Todd Oldham put together the book, that’s perfect.

    Amazon’s got the book for $126 – better start saving my pennies!

  2. Kristen says:

    What a gorgeous looking book!

  3. Anisa Raoof Anisa says:

    I ADORE Charlie Harper’s work and now it is at Old Navy. This is totally on MY wishlist.

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