Poor Gertrude thinks she'll never have any love or laughter again when she finds out that her husband's ship has sunk. But then she finds George - a dancing frog. When his talent for fancy footwork is out in the open, George soon becomes a world-famous superstar.
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One of Quentin Blake's longer picture books, starring George the dancing frog and Gertrude, his greatest fan. Together they take show business by storm and become famous. Full of Quentin Blake's trademark illustrations and humorous text, this is a delightful story for sharing with young children, or for young readers to tackle by themselves.About the Author:
Quentin Blake was born in London in 1932 and has drawn ever since he can remember. His books have won numerous awards, including the Whitbread Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal and the international Bologna Ragazzi Prize. He won the 2002Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the highest international recognition given to creators of children's books. In 1999 he was appointed the first ever Children's Laureate, and he received a knighthood for 'services to illustration' in the 2013 New Year's Honours.
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Book Description Red Fox, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99535513