Patrick
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Patrick

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Welcome to the wonderful world of Patrick! For when he plays his violin, the most extraordinary things start to happen: fish can fly, and cows can dance and trees grow cakes instead of apples. There's fireworks and fun and colours everywhere, when Patrick performs his magical tunes...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 230 x 286 x 4mm | 207g
  • Red Fox Picture Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 184941047X
  • 9781849410472
  • 50,732

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Welcome to the wonderful world of Patrick! For when he plays his violinm the most extraordinary things start to happen: fish can fly, cows can dance and trees grow cakes instead of apples. There's fireworks and fun and colours everywhere, when patrick performs his magical tunes . . .
"Blake is beyond brilliant . . . I've never met a child who doesn't love Quentin Blake" DAILY TELEGRAPH
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 Award for Illustration, and the Kate Greenaway Medal among others.
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Review Text

"Quentin Blake's first ever colour illustrated book, Patrick, has been re-issued - and the story of the man with the magical violin has lost none of its vibrancy."
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"Quentin Blake's first ever colour illustrated book, Patrick, has been re-issued - and the story of the man with the magical violin has lost none of its vibrancy." -- Rachel Carlyle * S. (Supp. to Sunday Express) *
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About Quentin Blake

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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Rating details

85 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
5 40% (34)
4 27% (23)
3 28% (24)
2 5% (4)
1 0% (0)
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