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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Sceptre (October 4, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0340933674
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340933671
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 6.3 x 7.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,590,550 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Delightful...Ryan tells his tale entirely through exquisite cut-paper illustrations...the pictures are nothing less than extraordinary.' Sunday Telegraph 'We love Rob Ryan's paper creations. Made from delicate cut-out shapes, bright prints and accompanied by sharply witty words, his work is guaranteed to make you smile.' Elle 'Rob Ryan does magic.' Marie Claire 'Every page is a wonder, with something to delight in. The more the look, the more you see.' Telegraph 'Heartbreaking' Independent 'Stunning...his original style is universally renowned' Time Out 'A dazzling union of concept and craft' Big Issue 'Beautiful and moving' Sainsbury's magazine 'Charming' Harper's 'One for the heart' New Statesman 'Heavenly' Easy Living

About the Author

Rob Ryan was born in Cyprus in 1962. He studied Fine Art at Nottingham Trent Polytechnic before going on to an MA in Printmaking at the Royal College of Art in London. He has collaborated with Paul Smith and Liberty. This is his first book.

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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Vyxxen on February 13, 2009
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Not everyone is happy and in love every day of their lives. Couples break up, divorces happen, death occurs. Whatever the reason, despite friends and family there are people who are painfully lonely, watching couples around them with an aching jealousy like that of a starving person watching others eat. Holidays can amplify that feeling of being alone as the world around you seems focused on reminding you that you have no one to share your life with. This Is for You is a beautiful, poignant, interestingly and artistically presented story that gives hope that there is a heart out there that beats with yours. You are not alone. You can have hope.

A friend gave me this book today as a Valentines Day gift and there are no words in the English language to describe how deeply it has touched my heart.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By E. marcus on February 5, 2009
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I gave this to my art-director fiance for Valentine's last year. It is such a beautiful book, however not very practical to read all the way through. Although it is a book of poems, it is definitely more of a picture book (every page resembles the cover; or is more intricate!) I recommend having this book if you collect art books or are a designer of some stripe for the eye-candy or inspiration. If you are more of a poem lover, best to look elsewhere!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Sylvia Gutierrez on October 11, 2009
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The main reason for buying this book---the illustrations. I think the artist did a great job---the details were amazing. I found it inspiring.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Makoto on March 2, 2010
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I first saw Rob Ryan's works on ppaper, a taiwan magazine.They looks amazing. But this book destroys Ryan's amazing work...terrible paper choice, terrible print color and terrible design. How could they publish his works like this!!!!
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By Erin Heath on February 1, 2014
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This book is a delight. Sweet and hopeful and slightly heartrending, I keep reading it over and over again. It is a devastatingly beautiful story comprised of Ryan's spectacular art. An absolute must read.
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My daughter bought me ceramic plates for my birthday by Rob Ryan. I am buying this book for her birthday, she is an art director and will appreciate the art in this book.
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By corvus corax on November 25, 2012
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Just discovering the art of paper cut and found this book. I am enjoying the story told of the artist's search for companionship and love through his work.
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By Anamor on October 16, 2011
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A delightful little book. It is a nice sweet story, but what stood out for me most were the detailed, intricate cut-paper illustrations. Amazing.
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