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'Coming To Light ' by Michelle & Keith Williamson
The remarkable story of a child’s gift for painting.
While on a family holiday in Cornwall the five-year-old Kieron Williamson was bought a drawing pad and crayons to fill the time when he wasn’t playing by the sea. His parents describe what happened next: “The following morning we assumed Kieron had gone to watch TV but an hour or two later, he returned to show us his picture page filled with sky, sea and boats. We were amazed...”. And so was the rest of the world. Kieron’s story has since become an international sensation and now, in his tenth year, this young artist continues to amaze those who see his paintings. The growing public acclamation of his artwork, the media interest that greets each new exhibition, and the clamour by collectors to own pieces of his work, have in turn led to this book. Coming to Light, as the title suggests, traces the development of the artist, providing many examples of his work from the earliest days to the present time. But it also attempts to provide the reader with the background story to how a mother and father came to terms with bringing up a child within a family unit, a child-genius who prodigious talents attract the world’s attention and considerable financial reward. This is Kieron’s story.
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Real Stories from the mouths of real Norwich City heroes. Norwich City were expected, at best, to just ‘make up the numbers’ during the first season of Premier League football in 1992/93. The team had barely escaped with their top flight lives the previous campaign and, in a pre-season that saw a new manager appointed, as well as their top player and talisman leave the club, few predicted anything other than a harsh struggle and inevitable relegation. How wrong could they be?
Edward Couzens-Lake’s brand new book looks back in detail at that time, the setting up of the Premier League and the season that followed at Carrow Road, including new and exclusive interviews from the players and officials involved with the club then, as well as the supporters. Personal retrospectives of a very special football club – memories which provide a fascinating insight for all Norwich fans to enjoy.
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