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December 2017 Book of the Month
A series of twelve short, funny poems, one for every month of the year, written with brio by John Yeoman and illustrated by Quentin Blake with all his characteristic vitality and joie de vivre, make this a book to treasure all year round. Indeed, it’s rare to find books in which the words and pictures work together as perfectly as they do here: not a word is wasted, each poem creates a real and vivid sense of the month in questions and builds up with seemingly effortless economy to a comic or surprise final couplet. Illustrations too contain only what is absolutely necessary to capture the action but still fizz with character, personality and humour. A must-have. ~ Andrea Reece
Discover the most entertaining way to spend the year: with a spot of spring cleaning (that ends in a mess), a summer picnic (invaded by ants), Halloween dress-up (or not, if you're already scary) and the only thing to be done in December...
Exuberantly illustrated -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller
|Publication date:||5th October 2017|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
|Genres:||Humorous, Poetry, Poetry|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks|
John Yeoman is an English writer. Quentin Blake's friend and colleague, he has written many amusing stories for him to illustrate.More About John Yeoman