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Angie, Ollie, Simona, Mario and Eric are five fantastic friends, each of whom has an unusual ability. Disaster strikes on a day out to the countryside but, working together and combining their individual powers, the Fantastic Five save the day.
The Five of Us is a captivating tale of adventure, friendship and teamwork from one of Britain's best-loved illustrators.
Teeming with Quentin Blake's characteristic sense of fun and his exuberant illustrations, The Five of Us is a powerful, though subtle, reminder that the world is a better place when we can focus on what we can do, rather than what we can't.
'An inspirational book with a lovely message. Quentin has a talent for storytelling and has crafted a tale that is moving, nail-biting and incredibly uplifting' - Junior Magazine
'[The Five of Us] perfectly captur[es] the essence of what makes kids so imaginative, brilliant and brave whatever their background or ability' - Read it Daddy
|Publication date:||4th May 2017|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers, 7+ readers|
In 2010 we had a special feature on Quentin Blake's writing and illustration - click here to find out more. Quentin Blake is one of Britain's best-loved and most successful author-illustrators, and was made the first Children's Laureate in 1999. He has won the Whitbread Award, the hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, been shortlisted for The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award which rewards the best in contemporary children's and young adult literature from all over the world and has won the Kate Greenaway Medal among others. He was born in 1932 and has been drawing ever since he can remember. ...More About Quentin Blake