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Cockatoos

Written by Quentin Blake

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Cockatoos is possibly the funniest counting book every to be published.  The professor may own 10 cockatoos but when they decide to disappear he has none.  He knows they’re a mischievous lot but where are they – can you see them on every page? - but will they come back so the professor can see them again?  Quentin Blake is probably best known as the illustrator for all Roald Dahl’s books including The BFG and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but Quentin is an author as well as an illustrator and his picture books, of which this is one are truly stunning and will bring much laughter and smiles to both parent and child in the nursery at bedtime.  Click here to see a selection of these fabulous books all of which will be enjoyed equally by toddlers and by adults!

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Cockatoos Synopsis

When eccentric Professor Dupont tries to track down his troupe of brightly-coloured cockatoos, they're always just one step ahead of him. This counting book won the 1992 Smarties Children's Choice Award.

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ISBN: 9780099964902
Publication date: 17/02/1994
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099964902
Publication date: 17th February 1994
Author: Quentin Blake
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Genres: General Fiction

About Quentin Blake

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. ...

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