The Best of Pugh [Paperback]
Rod Liddle (Foreword), Jonathan Pugh (Author, Illustrator)
Publication Date: 25 Oct 2007
Jonathan Pugh has been The Times cartoonist since 1995. Cartoonist of the Year on many occasions since then, Pugh has become a household name. Now, for the first time, this collection brings together his funniest creations. From politics to celebrity, sport to television, Pugh takes a unique and highly entertaining view of modern life.
“It kept me laughing out loud for a good hour or so … the most brilliant cartoonists, like Pugh, can do my job better than I do it and in a tenth of the space. It’s a rare and rather wonderful talent.” (Rod Liddle)
A collection of the best cartoons by the multi-award-winning cartoonist Pugh
From the Back Cover
Jonny Pugh has been drawing cartoons for twenty years, but it wasn’t until his distinctive doodles started appearing in The Times that he became a household name. He has confidently satirised every controversial topic of the last twelve years, from grammar schools to bird flu, the Great British weather to Tony Blair’s arrival at and departure from Number Ten.
Now, for the first time, this collection brings together Jonny Pugh’s funniest creations. With a foreword by Rod Liddle, writer for The Times, this is a hilarious anthology of Pugh’s brilliant cartoons and their uniquely entertaining view of modern life.
Jonny Pugh has been The Times’ daily pocket cartoonist for the last twelve years. He was voted the Cartoon Art Trust Pocket Cartoonist of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2001 and was the British Press Awards Cartoonist of the Year in 2001.
About the Author
Jonathan Pugh first studied law, which presented him with hours of doodling practice. In 1995 he started drawing for The Times and has remained their daily pocket cartoonist ever since. He was voted the Cartoon Art Trust Pocket Cartoonist of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2001 and was the British Press Awards Cartoonist of the Year in 2001.
Paperback: 150 pages
Publisher: Virgin Books; 1st edition (25 Oct 2007)
Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 13 x 1.4 cm