By Matt Sewell
Illustrated with Matt’s inimitable watercolours, and imbued with a love of his matters that may resonate with humans in every single place and of every age, this booklet is a smart reward for nature and paintings fans.
Accompanying every one representation is a playful, quirky description of every teams' character that readers can't aid yet smile at. Sewell's specific witty tackle the topic, and delicately shiny illustrations make for a stunning addition to his number of pocketable books.
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