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The Green Ship

Written by Quentin Blake

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

The Green Ship Synopsis

Two children find the Green Ship when they climb over the wall into what is more like a forest than a garden. The ship has bushes for bows and stern and its funnels are trees; a small garden shed on an ancient stump is the wheel house and in command of the ship is the owner of the garden, old Mrs Tredegar. Throughout the summer she and the Bosun and the two children sail the Seven Seas visiting exotic faraway places and having wonderful adventures.

The Green Ship Press Reviews

A book of exceptional warmth and humanity . . . This is Quentin Blake at his richest and most colourful * Guardian * A book to explore and enjoy again and again * Junior Education *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099253327
Publication date: 4th May 2000
Author: Quentin Blake
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children's Laureate. In the 2013 New Year's Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

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