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16%OFFHilaire Belloc - Cautionary Verses - 9780099295310 - V9780099295310
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Cautionary Verses

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Description for Cautionary Verses Paperback. A classic for children and adults alike since its first publication in 1939, this collection of poems is a book of moral instruction. Take heed from the lessons learnt by Matilda, Who told lies and was Burned to Death, Jim, Who ran away from his nurse wand was eaten by a Lion, and Rebecca, Who slammed doors for Fun and Perished Miserably. Illustrator(s): Blake, Quentin. Num Pages: 368 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 5AJ; YQE. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 264.
This omnibus of Belloc's stories is a feast of delightful tales told in rhyme - all with a dramatic moral twist in the tail. Are you prone to pulling faces, telling tales or bouts of extravagance? Yes? Then ignore these stories at your peril. If not, you might suffer a fate similar to those described in these cautionary tales.

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About Hilaire Belloc
Hilaire Belloc (Author) Hilaire Belloc was born in France and educated at Newman's Oratory School and at Balliol College, Oxford. From 1906 to 1910 he was Liberal MP for Salford and literary editor of the Morning Post. As well as writing books of verse and novels, he also wrote on religious, social and political topics. Quentin Blake ... Read more

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