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  • blobbins
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    Re: Painter of animals - one detail had to be left off otherwise it would come to lif

    Originally posted by Richard1978 View Post
    I remember it being made into a cartoon, the King had the boy put in jail for refusing to paint him a money tree, but didn't think to take away the paintbrush, so the boy just painted a key to escape!
    oooh I will have to look for that too. Ta mate

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  • blobbins
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    Wow, thanks so much for this and for the link Ericthecavalier. It was great to read it again. Much appreciated

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  • Richard1978
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    Re: Painter of animals - one detail had to be left off otherwise it would come to lif

    Originally posted by ericthecavalier View Post
    The Magic Paintbrush - one of my fave Ladybird books - here it is

    http://kierenmccarthy.com/2006/04/18...ic-paintbrush/
    I remember it being made into a cartoon, the King had the boy put in jail for refusing to paint him a money tree, but didn't think to take away the paintbrush, so the boy just painted a key to escape!

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  • ericthecavalier
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    Re: Painter of animals - one detail had to be left off otherwise it would come to lif

    Originally posted by blobbins View Post
    Can anyone remember this kids book? I loved it as a kid. I read it probably between 1975-1980 but it might be older than that.

    It might have been based in Japan or had something to do with Japan.

    I can remember so little about it now other than how great it was so if anyone else can recall more that would be great!

    Thanks all
    The Magic Paintbrush - one of my fave Ladybird books - here it is

    http://kierenmccarthy.com/2006/04/18...ic-paintbrush/

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  • Painter of animals - one detail had to be left off otherwise it would come to life

    Can anyone remember this kids book? I loved it as a kid. I read it probably between 1975-1980 but it might be older than that.

    It might have been based in Japan or had something to do with Japan.

    I can remember so little about it now other than how great it was so if anyone else can recall more that would be great!

    Thanks all
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