The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus

Author:   Quentin Blake ,  John Yeoman
Publisher:   Andersen Press Ltd
Edition:   Signed Edition
ISBN:  

9781849396844


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   07 June 2013
Recommended Age:   To 5
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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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.

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Author:   Quentin Blake ,  John Yeoman
Publisher:   Andersen Press Ltd
Imprint:   Andersen Press Ltd
Edition:   Signed Edition
Dimensions:   Width: 30.50cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 26.00cm
Weight:   0.572kg
ISBN:  

9781849396844


ISBN 10:   1849396841
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   07 June 2013
Recommended Age:   To 5
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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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


A performance not to be missed. -- Jill Bennett Red Reading Hub Engagingly eccentric ... deliciously dynamic -- Amanda Craig The Times


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 *


A performance not to be missed. -- Jill Bennett Red Reading Hub Engagingly eccentric ... deliciously dynamic -- Amanda Craig The Times Wonderful ... absolute treat of a read Sun Deliciously dynamic The Times Wonderful... absolute treat of a read The Sun


A performance not to be missed. -- Jill Bennett Red Reading Hub


Author Information

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 began in 1960, and has resulted in a long list of successful children's books of which a number of earlier well-loved titles are now being republished by Andersen Press for new generations of readers.

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