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Description - Precautionary Tales For Grandparents by James Muirden

Many of us remember with pleasure Hilaire Belloc's humorous and piquant Cautionary Tales. Ever popular since publication in 1940, the moral poems were supposedly for children - but, with their satirical reflections on the state of the nation and the human condition, were also enjoyed by adults. Inspired by the prose and poetry of Belloc, James Muirden has penned these whimsical and well-observed Precautionary Tales to amuse grandparents, and perhaps their grandchildren too, and impart some moral guidance in today's world. Read about Matilda, who was too truthful to be successful in business, and John, who lost at conkers and gained his father some useful publicity. Whether you grew up reading Belloc or not, this compilation of wit in verse is guaranteed to leave you smiling - and may even teach you a valuable lesson or two.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781840247077
ISBN-10: 184024707X
Format: Hardback
(202mm x 135mm x 18mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Summersdale Publishers
Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Muirden

Based in - Exeter, Devon James Muirden is the author of The Cosmic Verses, Shakespeare Well-Versed, A Rhyming History of Britain and 100 Great Brits.

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