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The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus

Written by John Yeoman, Quentin Blake

The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus Synopsis

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. 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. 'Engagingly eccentric . . . deliciously dynamic' Amanda Craig, The Times 'Wonderful . . . absolute treat of a read' Sun

The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus Press Reviews

Engagingly eccentric... deliciously dynamic -- Amanda Craig * The Times * The drawings are Blake at his absolute best -- Kate Kellaway * Observer * Wonderful... absolute treat of a read * Sun * A proper QB classic aimed at under-fives, but they'll have trouble beating off the grown-ups * Saga Magazine * Fabulous fun... the jaunty rhythm will carry young readers delightedly from page to page * Children's Books Ireland, Recommended Reads *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849395649
Publication date: 7th June 2013
Author: John Yeoman, Quentin Blake
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About John Yeoman, Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake (Author) 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. John Yeoman (Author) John Yeoman was for many years Head of English at the French Lycee in London. His collaboration with Quentin Blake ...

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