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Jack Townend - Author

Jack townend (1918 - 2005) studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and later taught at the Ruskin School of Art where he tutored, among others, Shirley Hughes. In 1948 Townend was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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Jack Townend
Following the release of A Story about Ducks and A Railway ABC, both of which were a major hit with Lovereading4kids members and browsers, V&A Publishing has rediscovered two more touching stories by the inimitable author and artist...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2015
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Jenny the Jeep
Jack Townend
This enchanting story set in the second world war will charm readers of all ages. Illustrated in colour, with a heartwarming text, Jenny the Jeep follows the release of A Story about Ducks, A Railway ABC and
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A Railway ABC
Jack Townend
Strongly drawn and capturing for the lost world of the railways, first published in 1942, this is a beautiful and refreshingly original ABC from ‘A for ALL CLEAR as the signal goes down' to ‘Z is the zoo which is...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/04/2014
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A Story About Ducks
Jack Townend
A wonderfully ridiculous story about a happy group of young ducks who rashly decide to take a holiday… Although they are warned by the birds that they meet along the way, the ducks cannot believe that anything can possibly go...
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/04/2014
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