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TITLE: Herman and Rosie AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR:Gus Gordon PUBLISHER: Penguin Group Australia (first published) OTHER BOOKS WRITTEN & ILLUSTRATED BY GUS: Wendy A Day with Noodles RECENT BOOKS ILLUSTRATED BY GUS: Big Pet Day I am Cow, Hear Me Moo! My Life & Other Stuff That Went Wrong My Life & Other Stuff Made up SYNOPSIS: A story about feeling lonely in a big city and the magic of music WHERE HERMAN AND ROSIE CAN BE PURCHASED: Herman and Rosie (Book Depository affiliate link) E-book format (available Aust/NZ only): Herman and Rosie - Gus Gordon (iTunes affiliate) RATING: A+ For the clever use of mixed-media. Facing the challenge of interweaving two character story lines harmoniously together. Creating a sensory feast of sounds, texture, movement and colour. BOOK COVER DESIGN: The book cover design is of a groovy jazz vinyl record in a slipcover. The cover is not too busy and has a good contrast of light and dark colours. Most importantly, it includes both the