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Roll Up! Roll Up! Award winning Quentin Blake brings to life juggling, conjuring, fire-eating and much, much more in his soft hue illustrations to John Yeoman’s mellifluous words. Together they portray the varied and talented members of the performing Foskett’s Family all of whom are a delight.
Roll up, roll up for the Fabulous Foskett Family Circus! There are Milly and Willy who perform with young Fred, who does a back flip and lands on his head. Uncle Phoenix Foskett who blows smoke rings, Jess and Bess with their conjuring tricks, not to mention singing dogs and birds and performing parrots. And at the end of all that excitement it is time for a well earned rest.
Take a ringside seat for this glorious romp of a book from a master picture book illustrator in top gear!
Quentin Blake originally created the images of the eccentric and multi-talented Foskett
family to decorate a hospital ward. They are combined here with a specially commissioned text by John Yeoman to create a glorious book, which will be enjoyed and treasured by book lovers of all ages.
|Publication date:||4th April 2013|
|Author:||John Yeoman, Quentin Blake|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, 5+ readers|
John Yeoman (pictured) is the author of A Drink of Water, which was the very first children's book Quentin Blake illustrated. Since then, Yeoman has teamed up with Quentin Blake on many other children's books. Quentin Blake was born in 1932 and has been drawing ever since he can remember. His first drawing was published in Punch when he was only 16. He studied English at Downing College, Cambridge, and after that he did a postgraduate teaching diploma at the University of London. This was followed by a part-time course at Chelsea Art School. Quentin has received many awards for his books ...More About John Yeoman, Quentin Blake
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