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The Big Green Book

Written by Robert Graves

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The Big Green Book Review

Classic Fiction Ecological and Environmental Interest - Non Fiction Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers

An enchanting, strange and sometimes chilling tale, masterfully illustrated by Maurice Sendak.


The Big Green Book Synopsis

The little boy Jack discovers a big green book of magic in the attic, and learns all sorts of spells - spells to change the look of things, spells to make him old and grey, or disappear entirely! Of course I can't tell you how all these things were done, because this was a long time ago and the big green book has now disappeared. But if you want to read about what Jack did with his new magic powers, and how his poor old aunt and uncle were quite bewildered, then take a look inside...

The Big Green Book Press Reviews

'Fantasy value here for power-hungry young imaginations. Maurice Sendak's delightful pictures add a winning note of gaiety' Kirkus Review

Graves's fable of childish triumph over grownup rules and regulations is lent extra joyousness by Maurice Sendak's original line drawings Washington Post First published in 1962, it remains a delight New York Times

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ISBN: 9780099595335
Publication date: 23/03/2017
Publisher: Vintage Children's Classics an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781905811434
Publication date: 02/09/2010
Publisher: Eden Project Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099595335
Publication date: 23rd March 2017
Author: Robert Graves
Publisher: Vintage Children's Classics an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction, Ecological and Environmental

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