The Cantankerous Crow

The Cantankerous Crow

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The most maddening crow in world history is out to cause trouble! He can't resist the farmer's cherries - and one day he gest caught. The farmer tries to punish the crow with hard labour, but the crow only causes a lot of bother. Then the farmer tries to sell the crow at the market, but who wants to buy a troublesome crow?
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 28 pages
  • 208 x 286 x 10.16mm | 380g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • 0500650799
  • 9780500650790
  • 79,020

Review quote

'Charming retro illustrations and poetic language make this a gorgeous book with an engaging story ' - Early Years Childcarer 'In playful words and glorious colour, The Cantankerous Crow relates the adventures of the naughtiest crow in the world' - SELTA 'Gloriously illustrated, this is a tale full of fun' - Parents in Touch 'A lovely and slightly crazy book ... wonderfully odd and lots of fun for children to read' - Global Mouse 'Poul Stroyer's vibrant illustrations have undoubtedly stood the test of time, they're as fresh and compelling now as they would have been when first published, over 60 years ago' - Picture Books Blogger
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About Lennart Hellsing

The late Lennart Hellsing is a legendary Swedish writer and translator. In 2010 he was
a finalist for the international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest recognition
for writers of children's books, for his lasting contribution to children's literature. Poul Stroyer was an award-winning illustrator who worked closely with Lennard Hellsing.
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Rating details

9 ratings
3.44 out of 5 stars
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4 67% (6)
3 22% (2)
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1 11% (1)
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