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Arabel and Mortimer Stories Joan Aiken

Arabel and Mortimer Stories By Joan Aiken

Arabel and Mortimer Stories by Joan Aiken


$23.49
Condition - Very Good
8 in stock

Arabel and Mortimer Stories Summary

Arabel and Mortimer Stories by Joan Aiken

Rediscover the A Puffin Book series and bring the best-loved classics to a new generation - including this treasured edition of Arabel and Mortimer Stories.

Late one night, as Mr Jones drove his taxi home through a storm, he spotted a large black bird with a hairy fringe round its beak sprawled out in the road.

Mr Jones decides to take the bird home to Number Six, Rainwater Crescent, London, NW 3 1/2, to meet his daughter, Arabel, she'll know what to do - she loves animals!

'His name's Mortimer', she said.

But it doesn't take long until the mischievous Mortimer causes chaos in the Jones household. . .

Arabel and Mortimer Stories Reviews

Joan Aiken is a marvel -- Philip Pullman * The Guardian *

About Joan Aiken

Joan Aiken (Author)
Joan Delano Aiken (1924-2004) was the daughter of the American poet, Conrad Aiken. Joan had a variety of jobs, including working for the BBC, the United Nations Information Centre and then as features editor for a short story magazine. Her first children's novel, The Kingdom and the Cave, was published in 1960. Joan Aiken wrote over a hundred books for young readers and adults and is recognized as one of the classic authors of the twentieth century. Her best-known books are those in the James III saga, of which The Wolves of Willoughby Chase was the first title, published in l962 and awarded the Lewis Carroll prize. Both that and Black Hearts in Battersea have been filmed. Her books are internationally acclaimed and she received the Edgar Allan Poe Award in the United States as well as the Guardian Award for Fiction in this country for The Whispering Mountain. In 1999 Joan Aiken was awarded an MBE for her services to children's books.

Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.

Additional information

GOR010310976
9780241386576
0241386578
Arabel and Mortimer Stories by Joan Aiken
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
20190606
368
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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