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Hilaire Belloc - Author

Hilaire Belloc was born in France and educated at Newman's Oratory School and at Balliol College, Oxford. From 1906 to 1910 he was Liberal MP for Salford and literary editor of the Morning Post. As well as writing books of verse and novels, he also wrote on religious, social and political topics. He was an early 20th Century Anglo-French writer and historian who became a naturalised British subject in 1902. He was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. He is most notable for his Roman Catholic faith, which had an impact on most of his writing.

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Jim
Hilaire Belloc - illustrated by Mini Grey
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2017 Award-winning Mini Grey pulls no punches in her brilliant illustrations to this classic cautionary tale. Jim's parents give him everything but, even so, he has a dangerous tendency to run...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/01/2017
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Jim
Hilaire Belloc - illustrated by Mini Grey
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2011 With opening flaps and a final, magnificent picture which opens out completely, this is a wonderful illustrated version of a classic poem. Jim has everything he wants – delightfully tactile ‘slices of...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2009
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Cautionary Verses
Hilaire Belloc - illustrated by Quentin Blake
This omnibus of Belloc's stories is a feast of delightful tales told in rhyme - all with a dramatic moral twist in the tail. Are you prone to pulling faces, telling tales or bouts of extravagance? Yes? Then ignore these...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/09/1995
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