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Cautionary verses / Hilaire Belloc ; illustrated by B.T.B. and Quentin Blake

Cautionary verses / Hilaire Belloc ; illustrated by B.T.B. and Quentin Blake
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ISBN 9780241378908 (paperback)
Author Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 author.
Title Cautionary verses / Hilaire Belloc ; illustrated by B.T.B. and Quentin Blake
Publisher/Date London : Puffin Poetry, 2019
©1993
Pagination etc. 335 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents note First Publised: 1993, Jonathan Cape.
Summary Note An hilarious classic anthology of moral instruction introduced by Quentin Blake. If you are you prone to telling tales or running away then ignore these poems at your peril or you might suffer the same fate as Matilda, Who told lies and was Burned to Death or Jim, Who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a Lion! First published over a hundred years ago, Hilaire Belloc's tongue-in-cheek poems of moral instruction for children, with amusing illustrations by B.T.B. and Quentin Blake, are as sharp, funny and memorable as ever.
Target audience note 9-11 years.
Subject Humorous poetry, English
Children's poetry, English
Nonsense verses
Added Author B.T.B. (Basil Temple Blackwood), 1870-1917
Blake, Quentin illustrator.
Shelf Location J 821.8 BELL
Catalogue Information 817876 Beginning of record . Catalogue Information 817876 Top of page .