Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

Author:   John Yeoman ,  John Yeoman ,  Quentin Blake
Publisher:   Pavilion Books
ISBN:  

9781843651291


Pages:   120
Publication Date:   20 July 2009
Format:   Hardback
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Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor


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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.

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Author:   John Yeoman ,  John Yeoman ,  Quentin Blake
Publisher:   Pavilion Books
Imprint:   Pavilion Children's Books
Dimensions:   Width: 24.20cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 30.50cm
Weight:   0.955kg
ISBN:  

9781843651291


ISBN 10:   1843651297
Pages:   120
Publication Date:   20 July 2009
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Temporarily unavailable   Availability explained
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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


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 Both beautiful and accessible. --The Wall Street Journal


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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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