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Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

Written by John Yeoman, John Yeoman

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor Synopsis

The first adventure story, wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake. Seven wonderful tales to enthrall readers (and the read-to!). A beautifully produced gift book. A follow-up to 2008's A Christmas Carol. Seven wonderful voyages of adventure, shipwreck and heroism, danger and disaster, fabulous treasures and terrifying monsters. Originally part of the Arabian Nights stories, the adventures of Sinbad are among the first adventure stores created to thrill audiences. 'The son of a rich merchant, Sinbad spends his time squandering his wealth until he realises that he must make better use of his fortune. So with a ship full of valuable goods to trade, he sets sail from Baghdad on a series of voyages full of peril, monsters and fortune. THE ILLUSTRATOR Quentin Blake is simply today's most popular and best-loved children's illustrator. His books are loved by children all over the world. His titles include Mr Magnolia, Mrs Armitage and, of course, the many stories of Roald Dahl.

Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor Press Reviews

Both beautiful and accessible. -- The Wall Street Journal Both beautiful and accessible. --The Wall Street Journal John Yeoman's calm, intelligent prose retains a hint of the ornate Middle Eastern storytelling tradition--all very readably--while illustrator Quentin Blake's brilliantly brisk, tangled lines give a feeling of lightheartedness even to scenes of terror and danger. --The Wall Street Journal

Book Information

ISBN: 9781843651291
Publication date: 20th July 2009
Author: John Yeoman, John Yeoman
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 120 pages

About John Yeoman, John Yeoman

John Yeoman wrote his first children's book after leaving Cambridge University, where he read English. This began a collaboration with Quentin Blake which has continued for over forty years. John taught for twenty-eight years, before retiring to spend more time writing, reading and relaxing in France. Quentin Blake is one of today's most popular and best-loved children's illustrators. His books are loved by children all over the world. His titles include Mr Magnolia, Mrs Armitage and, of course, the many stories of Roald Dahl.

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