Flights of Fancy: Stories, Pictures and inspiration From Ten Children’s Laureate

Flights of Fancy: Stories, Pictures and inspiration From Ten Children’s Laureate

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The exceptional talents behind some of the nation’s best-loved books – from The Gruffalo to The BFG, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt to the Charlie and Lola series – the Children’s Laureates are the perfect ambassadors for children’s literature. This gift anthology marks 20 wonderful years of the Laureateship, with stories, poems and pictures by all ten former honourees. Among others, Quentin Blake tells the stories behind his pictures of weird and wonderful beasts, Michael Morpurgo draws on childhood memories for a moving wartime tale and Michael Rosen plays with language and shapes in his witty, read-aloud poems. Each contribution is designed to inspire children to create their own work, and is accompanied by a note from the authors – rare insights from the finest talent in the world of children’s books.

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Collecting together all ten former Children’s Laureates, this beautiful gift anthology is now available in paperback.
Quentin Blake – Anne Fine – Michael Morpurgo – Jacqueline Wilson – Michael Rosen – Anthony Browne – Julia Donaldson – Malorie Blackman – Chris Riddell – Lauren Child
The exceptional talents behind some of the nation’s best-loved books – from The Gruffalo to The BFG, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt to the Charlie and Lola series the Children’s Laureates are the perfect ambassadors for children’s literature. This beautiful gift anthology contains stories, poems and pictures by all ten former honourees. Among others, Quentin Blake tells the stories behind his pictures of weird and wonderful beasts, Michael Morpurgo draws on childhood memories for a moving wartime tale and Michael Rosen plays with language and shapes in his witty, read-aloud poems. Each contribution is designed to inspire children to create their own work, and is accompanied by a note from the authors – rare insights from the finest talent in the world of children’s books. Above all else, Flights of Fancy celebrates the Laureateship’s most important achievement: encouraging children to let their imaginations soar.

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Weight 0.39 kg
Dimensions 29.2 × 21.8 × 0.7 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

79

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

808.068 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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