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Cautionary Verses

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Cautionary Verses by Hilaire Belloc

Book Description

This omnibus of Belloc's stories is a feast of delightful tales told in rhyme - all with a dramatic moral twist in the tail. Are you prone to pulling faces, telling tales or bouts of extravagance? Yes? Then ignore these stories at your peril. If not, you might suffer a fate similar to those described in these cautionary tales.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099295310
ISBN-10: 0099295318
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Red Fox
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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US Kirkus Review » Were you brought up on A Bad Child's Book of Beasts and Cautionary Tales - and then more of each? If so you will welcome in one volume, all the old favorites from seven earlier volumes. Moral tales, with sly wit and wisdom, illustrated with the original drawings of B.T.B. and Nicholas Bentley. Good news this, for children and parents alike. (Kirkus Reviews)


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Author Biography - Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc (Author) Hilaire Belloc was born in France and educated at Newman's Oratory School and at Balliol College, Oxford. From 1906 to 1910 he was Liberal MP for Salford and literary editor of the Morning Post. As well as writing books of verse and novels, he also wrote on religious, social and political topics.Quentin Blake (Illustrator) 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.

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