Quentin Blake's Magical Tales (Hardcover)

By John Yeoman, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Pavilion Books, 9781843651550, 111pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2012



A wonderful treasury oflittle-known folktalesfull of adventure, mystery, and magical fun from around the worldEscape to faraway mystical world where anything can happen: where a boy can find a belt that gives him amazing strength, where a frog can be a beautiful princess in disguise, and where princes can fly on magic carpets.Retold in wonderful detail by long-time Quentin Blake collaborator John Yeoman, these stories sparkle with enchantment, adventure, and a beautifully imagined mix of the familiar and unfamiliar.

About the Author

John Yeoman and Quentin Blake's previous collaborations include "The Bear's Water Picnic," "The Bear's Winter House," "The Heron and the Crane," "Mouse Trouble," "Our Village," and "The Wild Washerwoman." Best known for his Roald Dahl illustrations, Quentin Blake has won the Whitbread Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal, and the Emil/Kurt Maschler Award, among numerous others.