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1406371637
Hardback:Didn't we have a lovely time!:2016 Hardback
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Farms for City Children, the charity founded by Michael Morpurgo and his wife Clare, 'Didn't We Have a Lovely Time!' is based on the true story of a boy whose confidence and speech returns after meeting a very special horse down on the farm. Ages 5 - 12
46 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 16 cm (hbk)
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1849763046
Hardback:The five of us:2014 Hardback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: Angie, Ollie, Simona, Mario and Eric are five fantastic friends, each of whom has an unusual ability. Disaster strikes on a day out to the countryside but, working together and combining their individual powers, the fantastic five save the day. Pre-School
29 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm (hbk)
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0141365471
Paperback:The witches:2016 Paperback
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles You could be sitting next to a witch and never know it. They look like ordinary women but are extremely dangerous to children. Luckily for the boy in this story, his grandmother knows what signs to look for, but things don't go as planned. Ages 5 - 12
199 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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It was so funny and a bit creepy when I found out that the witches were bald and could change you into a mouse
25/07/16
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0141346493
Paperback:Esio trot:2013 Paperback
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mr Hoppy is in love with Mrs Silver. But she only has eyes for Alfie, her pet tortoise. How can Mr Hoppy ever compete with such a rival? He comes up with a plan to win his lady's love, but will he succeed? What's to become of Alfie? Ages 5 - 12
55 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141365374
Paperback:Charlie and the chocolate factory:2016 Paperback
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Charlie Bucket can't believe his luck when he finds a Golden Ticket and wins the chance of a lifetime: a magical day witnessing the miraculous creation of the most delectable eatables ever made. At the back of this edition of the classic story are facts about the story and its author. Ages 5 - 12
179 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141365463
Paperback:Matilda:2016 Paperback
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things. The truth is, she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Find out how she gets the better of them and her spiteful headmistress, as well as discovering that she has a very special power. Ages 5 - 12
229 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0007279043
Paperback:The boy in the dress:2009 Paperback
Author: Walliams, David
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is the debut children's novel from David Walliams, co-creator and co-star of the multi-award-winning Little Britain. Dennis lives in a boring house in a boring street in a boring town. But he's about to find out that when you open your mind, life becomes anything but boring. Ages 5 - 12
231 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0224083686
Hardback:Grimble at Christmas:2008 Hardback
Author: Freud, Clement
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ten-year-old Grimble is worried. His parents are not very organized & they seem to have forgotten Christmas. Grimble tries his hardest to make the old Grimbles remember. But, with only nine days to go, Grimble decides there is only one thing to do. Arrange Christmas himself. Ages 5 - 12
57 p., ill. ; 19 cm (hbk)
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014136551X
Paperback:The enormous crocodile:2016 Paperback
Author: Dahl, Roald
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other animals have had enough of his cunning tricks, so they scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all! Ages 5 - 12
58 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1849410488
Paperback:Snuff:2010 Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
Note: Snuff cant wait to be a knight and have lots of adventures, but Sir Thomas Magpie despairs of him - Snuff just doesnt always get things right. But when the bootmaker is raided by thieves, Snuff might just have an idea of how to save the day. Pre-School
Title series: A Quentin Blake classic
[32] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm (pbk)
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1849410461
Paperback:Angelo:2010:40th anniversary ed Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 40th anniversary ed
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
Note: Angelo and his family travel round the country playing music, singing songs and performing marvellous balancing tricks - Angelo can even dance on a rope! So when he meets Angelina, who is sad and lonely and trapped in her mean uncle's house, Angelo knows just how to help. Pre-School
Title series: A Quentin Blake classic
[30] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm (pbk)
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184270916X
Paperback:The bear's winter house:2009 Paperback
Author: Yeoman, John
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Andersen
Resource type: Physical
Note: The bear is behaving very strangely indeed: collecting moss, logs and branches to build a winter house. The other animals think this is silly, and laugh at him, but when winter comes, bear is cosy in his winter house while the other animals suffer in the cold. Being a very kind bear, he invites the others in. Pre-School
[26] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm (pbk)
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1849392005
Paperback:The heron and the crane:2011 Paperback
Author: Yeoman, John
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Andersen
Resource type: Physical
Note: Crane lives at one end of the swamp and Heron at the other end. One day, Crane realizes he is lonely and thinks it's time he asked Heron to marry him. But life is never that simple and proposing turns out to be more difficult than Crane could ever imagine. Pre-School
[26] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm (pbk)
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1849392013
Paperback:Mouse trouble:2010 Paperback
Author: Yeoman, John
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Andersen
Resource type: Physical
Note: The grumpy miller is having mouse trouble, so he buys himself a large tabby cat. Fortunately for the mice, the cat is too unfit to catch even a single mouse. But when the miller loses his temper and threatens to drown the poor tabby, the mice decide they must intervene, as they have grown surprisingly fond of him. Pre-School
[25] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm (pbk)
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1849392692
Paperback:Beatrice and Vanessa:2011 Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Author: Yeoman, John
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Andersen
Resource type: Physical
Note: Beatrice, the ewe, and Vanessa, the nanny-goat, have spent their whole lives chomping and nattering in the same field. One dull day they decide to go on holiday, only taking with them some balloons and something more surprising, both of which turn out to be very handy. Pre-School
[29] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm (pbk)
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0141348798
Paperback:Roald Dahl's mischief and mayhem:2013 Paperback
Creator: Dahl, Roald
Compiler: Woodward, Kay
Illustrator: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Entertainment
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Roald Dahl loved playing practical jokes and tricks and here you will find some of his very best - such as when Matilda superglues the rim of her father's pork-pie hat and it becomes stuck fast to his head! Or when George tricks his Grandma into drinking his marvellous medicine. Or when young Roald Dahl himself puts a dead mouse into a sweet jar. Inspirational stuff! And you can find out how to create your very own mayhem with Roald Dahl themed practical jokes, card tricks, jokes, quizzes and other mischievous fun and games. Ages 5 - 12
166 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0099964708
Paperback:All join in:1992 Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 1992
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
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1849395640
Hardback:The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus:2013 Hardback
Author: Yeoman, John
Artist: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Andersen
Resource type: Physical
Note: 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. And at the end of all that excitement it is time for a well earned rest. Pre-School
32 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 26 x 31 cm (hbk)
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1406337552
Paperback:Bananas in my ears, a collection of poems:2011 Paperback
Author: Rosen, Michael
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Literature
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Poetry
Publisher: Walker
Resource type: Physical
Note: Contents: Hard-boiled legs -- Smelly jelly smelly fish -- Spollyollydiddlytiddlyitis -- Under the bed From the chaos of breakfast and to the calm of bedtime, this quirky collection of nonsense poetry written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Quentin Blake is full of delightful moments. Read of the pleasures of messing about and the pains of feeling ill, of animal antics down at the doctor's and strange goings-on on the beach. Ages 5 - 12
89 p., col. ill. ; 26 cm (pbk)
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0099964902
Paperback:Cockatoos:1994 Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 1994
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
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014134055X
Paperback:Roald Dahl's marvellous joke book:2012 Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Literature
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Humor, satire
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Roald Dahl was always full of fun and mischief and loved all kinds of jokes - the sillier the better! Here is a marvellous collection of Roald Dahl's favourites, along with hilarious jokes from today's leading comedians and from children around the country. Ages 5 - 12
111 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0099210223
Paperback:Mrs Armitage and the big wave:1999 Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 1999
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
Note: Colourful Mrs Armitage arrives on the beach with her surf board and her faithful dog, Breakspear and paddles out to sea to wait for the big wave. However, she has to return to the beach several times before she is comfortably equipped. Pre-School
[32]p., chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm (pbk)
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1849416885
Paperback:Quentin Blake's ABC:2012 Paperback
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'A is for apples, some green and some red. B is for breakfast, we're having in bed'. With a simple rhyming text and illustrations from Quentin Blake, this ABC is for young children just getting to grips with the alphabet. Pre-School
[29] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm (pbk)
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0857550578
Hardback:Dirty beasts:2012 Hardback
Author: Dahl, Roald
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Poetry
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Resource type: Physical
Note: Roald Dahl has created a ghastly assortment of wicked beasts getting up to some extraordinary and unmentionable things in this comic collection of verse. Meet the clever pig with a plan to save his bacon, the scorpion who likes to sting, the giant toad who can jump from England to France, and lots more. Ages 5 - 12
80 p., col. ill. ; 18 cm (hbk)
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085755056X
Hardback:Revolting rhymes:2012 Hardback
Author: Dahl, Roald
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Poetry
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a collection of comic and often gory versions of popular fairy tales. Meet Cinderella, a young woman who wants to marry a nice ordinary man; and Goldilocks, that house-breaker who gobbles up your porridge and then breaks up the Chippendale. Ages 5 - 12
72 p., ill. ; 18 cm (hbk)
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