Edward Monkton - Author

About the Author

Edward Monkton is the loveable and sage alter-ego of Purple Ronnie's creator whose delightful verses have gained immense appeal.

Books by Edward Monkton

A Lovely Love Story

A Lovely Love Story

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2018

A beautiful story about two lovely dinosaurs with a message as old as time itself - that being together is better than being apart... the perfect gift for Valentine's Day Featuring animals as well as distinctly animalistic humans, Edward Monkton books are highly collectable and stylish gift books - equally at home on a coffee table, in the bathroom, in quiet places or together places. They are perfect for giving to a loved one or for keeping for yourself. A Lovely Love Story describes a special kind of friendship between a fierce Lovely Dinosaur and a Lovely Other Dinosaur, who melts the heart of her clever but tough admirer. The two friends realise they fit together and complement each other perfectly - and it's a reminder that our differences shouldn't be an obstacle to loving each other. Each book in this new series is an original story, charmingly illustrated, and created especially for this brand-new series of gift books. Hand-lettered in the same style as the Edward Monkton cards by the Really Good company, the books are wonderfully packaged with the utmost style and attention to detail to make these hugely desirable objects and perfect gifts for special occasions. These creations prove there is a universal and enduring audience for tales that inspire and touch hearts. Their philosophy is to heal, unite, amuse and delight in equal measures.

The Lady and the Chocolate

The Lady and the Chocolate

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2018

A beautifully hand-lettered and illustrated story of a woman and the salvation she finds through chocolate. Edward Monkton's latest stylish and collectable book is the perfect gift for mums on Mothers' Day and any woman worth her salt this Easter and all year round. Each book in this new series is an original tale, charmingly illustrated, and created especially for this brand-new series of gift books. Hand-lettered in the same style as the Edward Monkton cards by the Really Good company, the tales are wonderfully packaged with the utmost style and attention to detail, making these hugely desirable objects and the perfect gift for special occasions. These creations prove there is a universal and enduring audience for stories that inspire and touch hearts. Their philosophy is to heal, unite, amuse and delight in equal measures. And what better way to do this than with chocolate?

Love Monkey

Love Monkey

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/01/2010

Edward Monkton's surprisingly philosophical take on all aspects of love, life and happiness have made Monkton's drawings stylish collectors' items and a mark of good taste year in, year out. This is the latest offering from the bestselling author. He dreamt of a monkey whose SMILE lit up his soul like sunshine. He held out his heart to her, so RADIANT, so splendid and so new. She took him in her arms and felt truly, perfectly, at PEACE. A lyrical and beautiful story about finding true and enduring love. Deeply affecting in its honesty, humour and simplicity. It might just be genius.

I Love You

I Love You

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/02/2009

Bestselling artist Edward Monkton's profound and funny musings on LOVE and RELATIONSHIPS are both funny and profound, making this collection the perfect gift for lovers everywhere.You are a Chocolate Buttonof LOVELINESS on thegreat Caramel Pudding ofLIFEFollowing the phenomenal success of such stylish and original books as The Lady and the Chocolate, The Pig of Happiness, The Shoes of Salvation, Love and The Penguin of Death, Edward Monkton now assembles his funny, sometimes surreal and suprisingly philisophical drawings and thoughts on love.Edward Monkton's surprisingly philosophical take on all aspects of love, life and happiness have made Monkton's drawings cherished collectors' items and a mark of good taste year in, year out.

Happiness

Happiness

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2007

Bestselling artist, humourist and philosopher, Edward Monkton, unlocks the SECRETS of HAPPINESS in this funny, wise and inspiring collection of thoughts and drawings.Following the phenomenal success of such stylish and original gift books as The Lady and the Chocolate, The Pig of Happiness, The Shoes of Salvation, Love and The Penguin of Death, Edward Monkton now assembles the drawings and thoughts that speak most eloquently to the happiness of everyone everywhere.Edward Monkton's surprisingly philosophical take on all aspects of love, life and happiness have made Monkton's drawings stylish collectors' items and a mark of good taste year in, year out.

The Penguin of Death

The Penguin of Death

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2006

Things you need to know about The Penguin of Death: He is strangely attractive because of his enigmatic smile He can kill you in any 1 of 412 different ways This eccentric addition to the Monkton collection is unusually sinister unlike any of the other titles in the series. The Penguin softly calls you From his palace in the snow Though every sinew holds you back You know that you must go And when you've make the journey 'cross the barren icy land The Penguin simply smiles and says I knew you'd understand Once you have made the fateful journey to the enigmatic Penguin's snowy palace, he invites you in to share with him a final cup of tea before subjecting you to his ultimate treatment. You experience both unimagined ecstasy and the strange and beautiful release that is The Penguin's final masterpiece... DEATH BY METHOD 412. Inspired by Edward Monkton's bestselling and most-pondered card, `The Penguin of Death' is an epic ballad - a journey to the heart of life... and DEATH. Edward Monkton's highly collectable series of books continues to delight and perplex tens of thousands of loyal followers. But no other card has brought such a delicious mixture of joy and fear as The Penguin of Death. Entire websites have been devoted to discovering this deadly assassin's methods. Now, finally, the darkest of them all has been revealed in this stunning book. Edward Monkton books make stylish gifts - for the home on the coffee table, in the bathroom, in quiet places, and they are perfect for giving to a loved one or for keeping for yourself.

Love

Love

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/01/2005

A collection of Edward Monkton's highly successful Valentine's cards, collected together for the first time.Every day is a day for lovers, but if there is one day of the year when this is doubly so, it must be Valentine's Day.Chocolate, flowers and a Valentine's Day card: what better way to tell that special someone that you love them? Give them a whole book of Valentine's Day cards, that's how!This amazing and stylishly illustrated collection brings together all the joyous aspects of that magical connections between two people that we call Love. Connections, feelings and life itself are beautifully recreated in Edward Monkton's simple philosophy about the age-old theme.The perfect gift for a special person, the book is uniquely packaged to make the most of Edward Monkton's lovely line drawings.

The Shoes of Salvation

The Shoes of Salvation

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2004

A gorgeous hand-lettered poem by Edward Monkton, this is a beautiful duet between a shoe and an admiring lady. THE SHOES OF SALVATION is Edward Monkton's smile-inducing take on the relationship between a woman and her shoe. The Shoe is the seductive object of the woman's affection, worshipped and admired from afar as the pinacle of perfection. Only when she can gaze down at these beautiful objects of torture will her life be complete. The perfect card for women of all ages and shoe sizes, this is a development of the stylish Edward Monkton card featuring the Shoe of Salvation.

The Wonderful Man

The Wonderful Man

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/05/2004

So WONDERFUL was he in his own quiet way that they made him a CROWN. And with this crown they CROWNED him THE WONDERFUL MAN. An ode to the most incredibly wonderful man. The perfect gift for Father's Day. Featuring animals as well as distinctly animalistic humans, Edward Monkton books are highly collectable and stylish gifts - at home on a coffee table, in the bathroom, in quiet places, and perfect for giving to a loved one or for keeping for yourself. This is a tale about The Wonderful Man, who has extraordinary powers that affect all around him. Edward Monkton's story celebrates all of the magnificent deeds of this remarkable man, and is the ideal gift for dads on Father's Day. Each book in this new series, is an original tale, charmingly illustrated, and created especially for this brand-new series of gift books. Hand-lettered in the same style as the Edward Monkton cards by the Really Good company, the tales are wonderfully packaged with the utmost style and attention to detail to make these hugely desirable objects and perfect gifts for special occasions. These creations prove there is a universal and enduring audience for stories that inspire and touch hearts. Their philosophy is to heal, unite, amuse and delight in equal measures.

The Lady who was Beautiful Inside

The Lady who was Beautiful Inside

Author: Edward Monkton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2004

Such was the power of the BEAUTY INSIDE her that Winter turned to Spring in her path and flowers grew in her footsteps. Edward Monkton's verse dedicated to an extraordinary woman, whose incredible gift was to radiate beauty from within... perfect for Mother's Day. Edward Monkton books are highly collectable and stylish gifts- at home on a coffee table, in the bathroom, in quiet places, and perfect for giving to a loved one or for keeping for yourself. This is a charming portrait of an amazing woman, whose inner beauty turned Winter into Spring. A lovely, lyrical story, The Lady who was Beautiful Inside celebrates those who deserve praise most. Each book in this new series is an original story, charmingly illustrated, and created especially for this brand-new series of gift books. Hand-lettered in the same style as the Edward Monkton cards by the Really Good company, the tales are wonderfully packaged with the utmost style and attention to detail to make these hugely desirable objects and perfect gifts for special occasions. These creations prove there is a universal and enduring audience for stories that inspire and touch hearts. Their philosophy is to heal, unite, amuse and delight in equal measures.

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