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Mister Magnolia

Written by Quentin Blake

Mister Magnolia Synopsis

Mr Magnolia has only one boot. He has an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot - And two lovely sisters who play on the flute - But Mr Magnolia has only one boot. In this wittily rhyming picture book, Mr Magnolia has a full and happy life except for one serious omission - a boot. But one day, he receives a mysterious parcel, and at last Mr Magnolia can splash in the puddles with everyone else!

The Good Book Guide Review

'He has an old trumpet that goes toot-a-toot but Mr Magnolia has only one boot.' A zany, easy to read rhyming text with captivating pictures.

Mister Magnolia Press Reviews

Typically exuberant pictures from the first Children's Laureate with a singing storyline that begs children to join in the fun * The Times * An all-time great * Mail on Sunday * Mister Magnolia leaps and performs as only Quentin Blake knows how * Guardian * A completely wonderful, dotty rhyme * The Sunday Times * Delicious * Books for Keeps *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781862308077
Publication date: 4th March 2010
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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