The Fantastic World of Terry Jones: Animal Tales

The Fantastic World of Terry Jones: Animal Tales

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This amazing collection of wonderful stories, written by the hilarious Terry Jones and illustrated by Michael Foreman, will have both children and parents rolling with laughter. A dog who just cannot understand why he is not allowed to practice medicine. A fox who runs a circus of trained chickens. A flea who thinks he is the manager of a chain of mega-stores. A skunk who falls madly in love with a bear. All are characters in a fantastic new collection of tales for children of all ages.

The long-awaited new collection of hilarious tales from the mind of a comic genius, Monty Python's Terry JonesAmazing marketing and publicity schedule, including an author tour, festival appearances, readings on the Monty Python's YouTube channel (which has over 125,000 subscribers) and newspaper and magazine featuresAn opera of one of the stories, Dr. Dog, with musical arrangements by The Art of Noise's Anne Dudley will premier at the Royal Opera House in April 2011Accompanies reissues of Jones pervious 2 collections, Fairy Tales and Fantastic Stories
Other titles in the series: Fairy Tales and Fantastic Stories.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 120 pages
  • 190 x 248 x 18mm | 621.42g
  • PAVILION BOOKS
  • Pavilion Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour illustrations throughout (Approx. 40)
  • 1843651637
  • 9781843651635
  • 219,510

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"Amazingly funny." --"Denver Post" "Amazingly funny." "Denver Post"" "Amazingly funny." --Denver Post
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About Terry Jones

Terry Jones is perhaps best known as a scriptwriter and member of the Monty Python team. He is a successful historian, performer, director and writer for film, radio and television. His children's books have been enormously popular, including Bedtime Stories, The Knight and the Squire, The Lady and the Squire, Nicobobinus and The Saga of Erik the Viking. Michael Foreman's numerous books for children have earned him widespread recognition as one of the world's leading illustrators. He has regularly collaborated with Terry Jones, Michael Morpurgo and others while several of his own books are also considered modern classics. Titles include War Boy, War Game, Terry Jones's Erik the Viking and Animal Tales, Michael Morpurgo's Farm Boy and many more.
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27 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 30% (8)
4 44% (12)
3 11% (3)
2 7% (2)
1 7% (2)
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