'A thousand mile journey starts with one step...'
'Adventures in Philosophy - Stories & Quests for Thinking Heroes' is written by author Brendan O'Donoghue and published by Gill books. This thoughtful book aims to promote curiosity among children and encourage them to question the world around them. Readers discover the tools for map-making in philosophy, and follow their very own thought compass, which will direct them an enlightening philosophical adventure. 

It was a real pleasure to illustrate the collection illustrated stories and wondrous folk tales, each evoking meaningful philosophical questions. An illustrated end section devoted to philosopher biographies contains 10 illustrated portraits of thinking heroes from Mary-Jane Rubenstein to Karl Marx.

‘Paula McGloin's illustrations contribute to the accessibility of this exercise in clarity of thought, wonder and knowledge of previous thinkers.’
Praise from Sabina Coyne Higgins
Henry David Thoreau - Philosopher Portrait
The Coming of the Buffalo Dance
Thumbnail sketch for the story 'The Blind Men and the Elephant'.
The Blind Men and the Elephant
Francoise d'Eaubonne - Philosopher Portrait
Thumbnail sketches for the story 'The Hunter and the Fox-woman'.
Final sketch and final colour for the story 'The Hunter and the Fox-woman'.
The Hunter and the Fox-woman
Rough sketch and final illustration for 'Theseus and the Minotaur'.
Augustine of Hippo - Philosopher Portrait
Manannán Mac Lir's Song of New Seeing
Opening Pandora's Box
The Seal Woman
Wu Daozi Disappears into His own Painting
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Author Brendan O'Donoghue, Illustrated by Paula McGloin, Published by Gill Books
October 2018, Language(s) : English, soon French and Italian
Format: Hardback, 224 pages Dimensions: 240 x 178 mm
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