Quick Quack Quentin by Kes Gray

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Quentin has a problem with his QUACK in this hilarious new title from the award-winning Kes Gray and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field. Brilliant for reading out loud and teaching children about vowels and animals.


Quick Quack Quentin by Kes Gray

Quentin was a duck with a very quick quack. 'QUCK!' said Quentin. 'What's wrong with me?' Quentin's quack has lost its A. Do any of the other animals have one to spare? Not likely! APES don't want to be PES. SNAKES don't want to be SNKES. PANDAS don't want to be PNDAS or even PANDS. Will Quentin be stuck with a very quick QUCK?!


Praise for Oi, Frog! also by Kes Gray and Jim Field:

'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail

About the Author

Kes Gray

In a career spanning twenty years he has written many television advertising campaigns, most notably for Carling Black Label, Prudential and NSPCC.

Kes loves to write and in 1997 a one month sabbatical produced his first and most acclaimed picture book to date, Eat Your Peas. Published in 2000 it became the first picture book in ten years to win the coveted overall prize at the 2001 Federation of Childrens Book Awards. The same year it won the overall prize at Sheffield, was picture book category winner at Stockport and the Experian Big 3 Awards. In 2002 Eat Your Peas was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. He is also the author for Oi Frog! and titles in the acclaimed Daisy young fiction series - all illustrated by Nick Sharratt. KES GRAY was noted by the Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK in 2003. BILLY BUCKET was winner of the Red House C hildren's Book Award for Younger Readers. Kes lives in Essex with his wife and children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

11th February 2016




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