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Take a ringside seat for this glorious romp from our master picture book illustrator in top gear!

Roll up, roll up for the Fabulous Foskett Family Circus! There's Milly and Willy who perform with young Fred, who does a back flip and lands on his head. Uncle Phoenix Foskett who blows smoke rings, Jess and Bess with their conjuring tricks, not to mention singing dogs and birds and performing parrots.

Quentin Blake originally created the eccentric and multi-talented Foskett family to decorate a hospital ward. Combined here with a specially commissioned text by John Yeoman they now star in their own glorious book, which will be enjoyed and treasured by readers of all ages.

Reviews

Engagingly eccentric... deliciously dynamic

Amanda Craig, The Times

The drawings are Blake at his absolute best

Kate Kellaway, Observer

Wonderful... absolute treat of a read

Sun

A proper QB classic aimed at under-fives, but they'll have trouble beating off the grown-ups

Saga Magazine

Fabulous fun... the jaunty rhythm will carry young readers delightedly from page to page

Children's Books Ireland, Recommended Reads

A delight

Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading

A proper QB classic aimed at under-fives, but they'll have trouble beating off the grown-ups

Saga Magazine

Will appeal to young and old and which will give many hours of pleasure

Parents in Touch

At bedtime, youngsters will ask for this one to be read repeatedly, until, like the exhausted Fosketts, they nod off and dream happily all night long.

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781783440351

    August 3, 2015

    Andersen

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Hardback

    9781849395649

    August 1, 2013

    Andersen

    32 pages

    RRP $34.99

    Online retailers

    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • Fishpond
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.co.nz