Angelica Sprocket's Pockets

Angelica Sprocket's Pockets

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By (author) Quentin Blake

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  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 226mm x 290mm x 12mm | 476g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0224083767
  • ISBN 13: 9780224083768
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. ill
  • Sales rank: 155,087

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Angelica Sprocket lives next door. Her overcoat has pockets galore! And you'll never guess what's in them...Prepare to be surprised, thrilled and tickled pink by Angelica Sprocket's never-ending pockets, and the marvellous things she keeps in them!

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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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"A delight from start to finish." The Guardian "Quentin Blake's illustrations are, as always, full of character and characters. I love the recurring ducks that drink through straws and jump at horns and the alligator escaping the page. Energetic, colourful and playful, it's a delight to read. It's a wild adventure in an overcoat that may just leave you wondering if you could be making better use of your own pockets." -- Daniel Hahn http://theultimatebookguide.blogspot.com/ "What a treat!...As always, Blake's familiar - but ever fresh - illustrations are packed with energy, humour and detail. You will not mind one bit being asked to share it over and over again." -- Rowan Stanfield Carousel "a delightful romp through the English language" Junior "Quentin Blake shows he is still a master of his craft in Angelica Sprocket's Pockets, which contains everything from kitchen sinks to alligators. Perfect for aged three-plus." -- Rachel Carlyle S (Supp. to Sunday Express)