The Heron and the Crane

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

9781849392006


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 February 2011
Recommended Age:   To 5
Format:   Paperback
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The Heron and the Crane


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Once upon a time, a heron and a crane lived at opposite ends of a swamp. One day, Crane realises he is lonely, and decides it's high time he got married, and it seems obvious to him that he should ask Heron to be his wife. So, after grooming himself very carefully, he crosses the swamp to propose. But life is never simple and proposing turns out to be more difficult than Crane could ever have imagined...

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Author:   John Yeoman ,  Quentin Blake
Publisher:   Andersen Press Ltd
Imprint:   Andersen Press Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 21.60cm , Height: 0.40cm , Length: 28.00cm
Weight:   0.166kg
ISBN:  

9781849392006


ISBN 10:   1849392005
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 February 2011
Recommended Age:   To 5
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

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There is an appeal (and certainly some moxie) to swapping the expected happy ending for this more ruminative approach. --Booklist


I like it better each time I read it! -- Bookbag


The text has me chuckling every time and the illustrations by Quentin Blake are the perfect accompaniment. Parents In Touch Rather odd premise for a children's picture book, but somehow it manages to work ... I like it better each time I read it! -- Ruth Ng TheBookbag.co.uk A charming new book aimed at young children featuring the world famously brilliant illustrations of Quentin Blake. Bury Free Press John Yeoman and Quentin Blake are names on a book to guarantee something extra special and The Heron and the Crane is just that. The School Librarian There is an appeal (and certainly some moxie) to swapping the expected happy ending for this more ruminative approach. Booklist, USA


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John Yeoman is an English writer. Quentin Blake's friend and colleague, he has written many amusing stories for him to illustrate. Born in 1932, Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember and has always made his living as an illustrator. He has also taught, and for ten years was Head of the Illustration department at the Royal College of Art. Quentin Blake is Britain's leading illustrator, and was chosen as the first Children's Laureate in 1999. He was made a CBE in 2005.

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