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The Box of Delights

Written by John Masefield

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

The Box of Delights Synopsis

This is a new edition of a classic text - with stunning illustrations from a much-loved illustrator.'And now, Master Harker, now that the Wolves are Running, perhaps you could do something to stop their Bite?'A magical old man has asked Kay to protect the Box of Delights, a Box with which he can travel through time. But Kay is in danger: Abner Brown will stop at nothing to get his hands on it.The police don't believe Kay, so when his family and the Bishop are scrobbled up just before Christmas, he knows he must act alone...

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405232531
Publication date: 1st September 2008
Author: John Masefield
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About John Masefield

John Edward Masefield (1878-1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate from 1930 until his death. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, two novels Captain Margaret and Multitude and Solitude and a great deal of memorable poetry, including The Everlasting Mercy , and Sea-Fever , from his anthology Saltwater Ballads. Quentin Blake's first drawings were published in Punch when he was 16. He is known for his collaboration with writers such as Russell Hoban, Joan Aiken, Michael Rosen, and, most famously, Roald Dahl. He has also created much-loved characters ...

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