Quentin Blake's Amazing Animal Stories by John Yeoman
  

Quentin Blake's Amazing Animal Stories

Written by John Yeoman
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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 and many more besides. The essence of the different animals and the celebration of their different attributes is a delight.

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Quentin Blake's Amazing Animal Stories by John Yeoman

Meet fearsome alligators, clever coyotes, a jittery leopard, a shell-less tortoise and all sorts of amazing animals in these 14 wonderful stories from expert storyteller John Yeoman and one of the greatest children's artists working today, Quentin Blake. Stories that will entertain and get children thinking, perfect for children aged 8-12. Other titles in the series: Quentin Blake's Magical Tales.

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There s a natural storyteller's cadence to Yeoman s writing . . . that makes these stories ideal for readaloud. . . . Blake s instantly recognizable watercolor-and-ink illustrations . . . are as charming and emotive as ever.

The expressive cartoon ink-and-wash illustrations are characteristically endearing and work well with the text, which is a combination of deadpan humor and sheer ruthlessness. . . . The stories are engaging, told in the wry voice of traditional folktales. --School Library Journal There's a natural storyteller's cadence to Yeoman's writing . . . that makes these stories ideal for readaloud. . . . Blake's instantly recognizable watercolor-and-ink illustrations . . . are as charming and emotive as ever. --Publishers Weekly

About the Author

John Yeoman

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

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Format

Paperback
120 pages

Author

John Yeoman
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Publisher

Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books

Publication date

23rd May 2014

ISBN

9781843652953

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