Author(s): Alexis Deacon
Slow Loris was a slow loris and he was very slow. He lived in a zoo. The visitors thought him boring. The other animals did too. 'It took Loris ten minutes to eat a satsuma . . .twenty minutes to get from one end of his branch to the other . . .and an hour to scratch his bottom. But Slow Loris didn't care. He had a secret . . . First published 2002.
"- 'The great pleasure of this book is the quality of the illustrations.' Observer - 'Deacon's debut picture book displays admirable originality and draughtsmanship, and a great sense of humour.' The Times - 'One of those books that leaves you wanting more.' Independent - 'This is a really thrilling debut from young writer-illustrator Alexis Deacon. Its originality jumps out of the covers.' Guardian - 'Alexis Deacon has tremendous strengths as an artist and designer.' Bookseller