The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse -

The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse

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Ever eaten Poodle Strudel? Slain a Jabberwock? Bathed in Irish Stew? Quentin Blake is one of the best loved of children's illustrators. In this brilliant book he has selected and illustrated his favourite comic verse, making it pure entertainment for nonsense-lovers of all ages. His unique style of drawing brings a new perspective to every poem. Classic writers such as Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear are combined with more contemporary talents such as Roger McGough, Margaret Mahy and Russell Hoban. With fifteen wonderfully absurd sections, including Distracting Creatures, Sticky Ends, I Wish I Were a Jelly Fish, A Recipe for Indigestion and Chortling and Galumphing, here is a delightful collection of the topsy-turvy, the fantastical, the anarchic, the illogical and the utterly wonderful.

Product code: 9780140366600

ISBN 9780140366600
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS18
No. Of Pages 288
Publisher Penguin Random House Children's UK
Quentin Blake is one of the best loved of children's illustrators. This book selects and illustrates his favourite comic verse. His unique style of drawing brings a fresh perspective to each poem. It combines classic writers such as Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear with more contemporary talents such as Roger McGough, Margaret Mahy and Russell Hoban.