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The World's Laziest Duck

By Quentin Blake, John Yeoman
Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Amazing record compilers John Yeoman and Quentin Blake covered 18,291 miles by railway, sedan chair and diving bell to collect their astonishing information!

Which fish holds the world record for most escape attempts? Which human cannonball travelled the furthest? What is the world's soppiest fairy tale? Find out these amazing record breakers and lots, lots more in this hilarious alternative to the Guinness Book of World Records.

  • Crammed with records you'll never find anywhere else, this hilarious and surreal book showcases the incredible talent of one of the world's best illustrators.
  • A fantastic book for parents or teachers to challenge children to invent their own amazing records.
  • Both cover and interior design is fully refreshed to celebrate this wonderfully whacky and inspiring book being in print again.

About the author

John Yeoman (Author) John Yeoman was for many years Head of English at the French Lycée in London. His collaboration with Quentin Blake began in 1960, and has resulted in a long list of successful children’s books of which a number of earlier well-loved titles are now being republished by Andersen Press for new generations of readers. Quentin Blake (Author, Illustrator) Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children’s Laureate. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

About the illustrator

Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children’s Laureate. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

ISBN: 9781783445455
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 17, 2017
Dimensions: 270 x 230mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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