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John Yeoman

  • 4 stars across 23 books
    John Yeoman was for many years Head of English at the French Lycee in London. His collaboration with Quentin Blake began in 1960 with A Drink of Water, and has resulted in a long list of successful children's books.
    2nd April 2009

    The Wild Washerwomen

    'Look out, the wild washerwomen are coming!' Once upon a time there were seven unhappy washerwomen. They had far too mu... More

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    8th July 2010

    The Bear's Water Picnic

    The bear has organized a picnic on the river for his friends. It's the perfect day and everything is going swimmingly u... More

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    30th September 2010

    Mouse Trouble

    The grumpy miller is having mouse trouble, so he buys himself a large tabby cat. Fortunately for the mice, the cat is to... More

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    1st October 2009

    The Bear's Winter House

    The bear is behaving very strangely indeed: collecting moss, logs and branches to build a winter house. The other animal... More

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    18th October 2010

    Quentin Blake's Magical Tales

    A brand new collection of tales from Quentin Blake and John Yeoman Wonderfully retold magical folk tales from aro... More

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    7th July 2011

    Beatrice and Vanessa

    Beatrice, the ewe, and Vanessa, the nanny-goat, have spent their whole lives chomping and nattering in the same field. O... More

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    6th October 2011

    Sixes and Sevens

    When Barnaby sets off on his raft, his mother tells him to stop at each village on the way to Limber Lea. Along the way ... More

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    9th January 2012

    Russian

    This book looks at Russian, and examines where it is spoken, who speaks it, what alphabet the language is written in, an... More

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    20th July 2009

    Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

    The first adventure story, wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake. Seven wonderful tales to enthrall readers (a... More

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    1st February 2011

    The Heron and the Crane

    Crane lives at one end of a swamp and Heron at the other end. One day, Crane realizes he is lonely and thinks it's time ... More

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      This book jumped out at me because it is instantly identifiable as being illustrated by Quentin Blake. It wasn't until I started to read this book tha...