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John Yeoman - Author

John Yeoman is an English writer. Quentin Blake's friend and colleague, he has written many amusing stories for him to illustrate.

Featured Books, with extracts, by John Yeoman

The Young Performing Horse
John Yeoman - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Victorian London, splendidly imagined by Quentin Blake with typical wit and vitality, is the setting for this very entertaining story. When hard times hit the Priddy family the children Vicky and Bertie know just what to do: they head off...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2016
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Up with Birds!
John Yeoman
Former Children's Laureate Quentin Blake has teamed up with story teller John Yeoman to create a wonderfully inventive story about how birds came to fly. Before birds could fly, they just hurried into people's houses for shelter. When the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/06/2013
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Quentin Blake's Amazing Animal Stories
John Yeoman - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Wonderful animal tales from around the world are vividly brought to life in these entertaining stories which are gloriously brought to life in Quentin Blake's illustrations. There are magical monkeys, a daring tortoise, a tricksy locust who outsmarts a coyote...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2011
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Sixes and Sevens
John Yeoman
Learning to count doesn't get more delightful than this. Barnaby sits off on a simple journey on his raft. All he has to do is to pick up some passengers along the way…What can possibly go wrong? Clever Barnaby is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/10/2011
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Beatrice and Vanessa
John Yeoman
Quentin Blake's award winning picture books have been delighting readers for decades. In this classic story of two friends, Beatrice the ewe and Vanessa the nanny-goat set off from the field where they have spent their days nattering and chomping...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2011
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The Heron and the Crane
John Yeoman - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Prize-winning illustrator Quentin Blake's stunning illustrations bring great pathos to this touching story of how two lonely birds make a hash of communicating. Back and forth across the swamp the two leggy birds go as Crane and Heron make offers...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/02/2011
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Mouse Trouble
John Yeoman
The grumpy miller is having mouse trouble, so he buys himself a large tabby cat. Fortunately for the mice, the cat is too unfit to catch even a single mouse. But when the miller loses his temper and threatens to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/09/2010
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The Bear's Water Picnic
John Yeoman - illustrated by Quentin Blake
Best-loved illustrator Quentin Blake brings to life this lyrical, watery story. Pig, squirrel, hedgehog and hen are excited to join bear for his water picnic. They all love the quiet of the lake until they meet the noisy frogs! Searching...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/07/2010
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Wild Washerwomen
John Yeoman
Celebrate liberation! Forced to wash grubby hankies, horrid socks and ghastly towels by their skinflint boss, seven oppressed washerwomen go on strike and, getting aboard a goat cart, set out to have fun. Seven woodcutters think they'll get the better...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2009
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