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Mrs Armitage on Wheels

Written by Quentin Blake

Mrs Armitage on Wheels Synopsis

Mrs Armitage sets off for a quiet cycle with her faithful dog, Breakspear, but she just can't help thinking of ways to improve her bicycle. Before very long she has added three very loud horns, a bucket of water to wash her hands, a complete tool kit. And by the time she has also added a seat for Breakspear, two umbrellas, a cassette player and a mouth-organ, Mrs Armitage is riding a very eye-catching contraption. But it is when she finally adds the mast and sail, that Mrs Armitage really runs into trouble. . .

Mrs Armitage on Wheels Press Reviews

For freewheeling joy and inventiveness, this classic picture book is hard to beat. -- Korky Paul * S Magazine, Sunday Express *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099400523
Publication date: 6th May 1999
Author: 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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