Author(s): Anthony Browne
Willy is kind and gentle, and bullied by the suburban gorilla gang who call him 'Willy the Wimp'. Desperate to do something about his situation, Willy answers a body-building advert and grows big and strong, determined no one will ever call him 'wimp' again.
"* "Funny, clever and with magical illustrations." Yorkshire Evening Press"
Anthony has won many prizes for his work, including the Kate Greenaway Medal (twice) and the Kurt Maschler Award (three times). In 2000, he received the highest international honour for illustration, the Hans Christian Andersen Award, for his services to children's literature - the first British illustrator to win the prize since 1956.