The Green Ship
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The Green Ship

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Two children find the Green Ship when they climb over the wall into what is more like a forest than a garden. The ship has bushes for bows and stern and its funnels are trees; a small garden shed on an ancient stump is the wheel house and in command of the ship is the owner of the garden, old Mrs Tredegar. Throughout the summer she and the Bosun and the two children sail the Seven Seas visiting exotic faraway places and having wonderful adventures.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 220 x 310 x 6mm | 222.26g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • RED FOX
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0099253321
  • 9780099253327
  • 55,564

Review quote

"A book of exceptional warmth and humanity . . . This is Quentin Blake at his richest and most colourful" * Guardian * "A book to explore and enjoy again and again" * Junior Education *show more

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.show more

Back cover copy

When two bold adventurers climb over the wall to explore the overgrown garden next door, they discover a ship made of bushes with tall, thin trees for masts. They also meet marvellous Mrs Tredegar, who turns them into a fully-trained crew, and with their imaginations at the ready, they embark on a series of glorious voyages.show more

Review Text

"A book of exceptional warmth and humanity . . . This is Quentin Blake at his richest and most colourful"show more

Rating details

79 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 46% (36)
4 35% (28)
3 15% (12)
2 4% (3)
1 0% (0)
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