The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat

 
9780141349480: The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat

The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat - a beautiful new story by Julia Donaldson

Gruffalo author, Julia Donaldson, revisits Edward Lear's favourite rhyme in this wonderful new story set in a nonsensical land full of adventure. When their beautiful golden ring is stolen, the Owl and the Pussy-cat must travel far from the safety of the Bong-tree glade as their search for the thief leads them across the Sea, to the Chankly Bore and beyond...

Full of enchanting lyricism this new rhyme, beautifully illustrated by Charlotte Voake, promises to be as important and successful as the original.

Julia Donaldson was born in 1948. She grew up in London and studied at Bristol University. She worked for a few years in publishing and as a teacher, while also writing and performing songs and street theatre with her husband Malcolm, and writing and directing two musicals for children. She has written over a hundred books and plays for children and teenagers, including the award-winning stories The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and The Snail and the Whale, which are among the UK's best-selling picture books. Julia has won many awards, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards and is currently the Children's Laureate.

Charlotte Voake was born in Wales and studied at the University of London. Her first illustrations were published while she was studying there in 1978. She has won the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Smarties Book Award twice. She has been shortlisted for both the Kurt Maschler Emil Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Also by Julia Donaldson:

The Gruffalo; Superworm; Room on the Broom; The Magic Paintbrush; The Snail and the Whale; A Squash and a Squeeze; Zog; The Highway Rat; Tabby McTat; Monkey Puzzle; Stick Man; Jack and the Flumflum Tree; What the Ladybird Heard

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

A paperback and CD edition of The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat by Julia Donaldson and Charlotte Voake

The Owl and the Pussy-cat sailed away

In a beautiful blue balloon . . .

Gruffalo author, Julia Donaldson, revisits Edward Lear's favourite rhyme in this wonderful new story set in a nonsensical land full of adventure. When their beautiful golden ring is stolen, the Owl and the Pussy-cat must travel far from the safety of the Bong-tree glade as their search for the thief leads them across the Sea, to the Chankly Bore and beyond...

Full of enchanting lyricism this new rhyme, beautifully illustrated by Charlotte Voake, promises to be as important and successful as the original.

This paperback edition includes an audio CD featuring two readings of the story by the author, as well as a performance of the story set to music, performed by Julia and Malcolm Donaldson.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS: CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR

About the Author:

Julia Donaldson was born in 1948. She grew up in London and studied at Bristol University. She worked for a few years in publishing and as a teacher, while also writing and performing songs and street theatre with her husband Malcolm, and writing and directing two musicals for children. She has written over a hundred books and plays for children and teenagers, including the award-winning stories The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and The Snail and the Whale, which are among the UK's best-selling picture books. Julia has won many awards, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards and was the children's laureate 2011-2013. Julia Donaldson divides her time between Scotland and West Sussex where she lives with her husband, Malcolm, who often joins her on stage for their sell-out singalong shows.

Charlotte Voake was born in Wales and studied at the University of London. Her first illustrations were published while she was studying there in 1978. She has won the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Smarties Book Award twice. She has been shortlisted for both the Kurt Maschler Emil Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want