Greenaway winner in 1980. From one of THE top illustrators of all time comes a wholly delightful picture book classic. Effortless rhyming text and gorgeous illustrations that meld so brilliantly into the story. Click here to see other titles by the wonderful Quentin Blake.
Mr Magnolia has only one boot. He has an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot - and two lovely sisters who play on the flute - but Mr Magnolia has only one boot.
In this wittily rhyming picture book, Mr Magnolia has a full and happy life except for one serious omission - a boot. One day, he receives a mysterious parcel, and at last Mr Magnolia can splash in the puddles with everyone else!
'He has an old trumpet that goes toot-a-toot but Mr Magnolia has only one boot.' A zany, easy to read rhyming text with captivating pictures.
'Mr Magnolia leaps and performs as only Quentin Blake knows how' - Guardian
'Mister Magnolia is deservedly a classic, where the ryhming text combines with the illustrations to create a really racous adventure' - Early years Educator
'Typically exuberant pictures from the first Children's Laureate with a singing storyline that begs children to join in the fun' - The Times
'A completely wonderful dotty rhyme' - Sunday Times
|Publication date:||4th March 2010|
|Publisher:||Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books|
In 2010 we had a special feature on Quentin Blake's writing and illustration - click here to find out more. Quentin Blake is one of Britain's best-loved and most successful author-illustrators, and was made the first Children's Laureate in 1999. He has won the Whitbread Award, the hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, been shortlisted for The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award which rewards the best in contemporary children's and young adult literature from all over the world and has won the Kate Greenaway Medal among others. He was born in 1932 and has been drawing ever since he can remember. ...More About Quentin Blake