The Best of Matt 2006

The Best of Matt 2006

by Matthew Pritchett (Author)


Cartoonist of the Year Matt is a household name, on everyone's breakfast table - on the front page of the Daily Telegraph and three slots on Sundays. From television to sport, politics to never-ending transport traumas, he takes a unique and brilliantly entertaining look at life, giving the world we live in a brighter, funnier twist. 'The funniest, the most consistent and quite simply the best' UK Press Awards. 'No one can be funny every time - except Matt' John Humphrys


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 80
Publisher: Orion
Published: 06 Sep 2006

ISBN 10: 0752880985
ISBN 13: 9780752880983
Book Overview: The Best of Matt is a solid Christmas seller and a core stock item for every humour section. The special editions - 10 YEARS OF MATT and the mini-Matt books - also sold well (10 YEARS reprinted several times). Not only the best of the daily cartoonists, Matt is also an award winner - three times winner of the UK Press Awards Cartoonist of the Year, four times winner of the Cartoon Art Trust Pocket Cartoonist of the Year award, and in 2002 he received an MBE. 'The best by a long way' Nicholas Garland. 'That rare thing: a daily cartoonist who never fails' The Times. 'The Best of Matt, Matt's Town and Country and Matt's Modern Times are essential compilations by Britain's top newspaper cartoonist' Independent. 'Capture[s] the absurdities of a situation better than any article' Observer.

Author Bio
Matt studied at St Martin's School of Art in London and first saw himself published in the New Statesman during one of its rare lapses from high seriousness. He has been the Daily Telegraph's pocket cartoonist since 1988. In 1995, 1996, 1999 and 2005 he was the winner of the Cartoon Art Trust Pocket Cartoonist of the Year Award and in 1991and 2004 he was 'What the Papers Say' Cartoonist of the Year. He is also three times winner of the UK Press Gazette Cartoonist of the Year, and in 2002 he received an MBE.