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This is a fabulous collection of Spike Milligan’s poems and stories along with his original illustrations. Brilliant for adults and children alike this is a must for those who already know and love Spike Milligan as well as those who have yet to discover him. Funny, strange and brilliant.
The Magical World of Milligan is a sparkly new children's compendium that gathers together a grand selection of Milligan favourites, including such delightful poems and stories as 'On the Ning Nang Nong', 'The Terrible Monster Jelly' and lots of Twits. Full colour and complete with Milligan's drawings and sketches, The Magical World also includes poems from Silly Verse for Kids to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of its publication in 1959. This wonderful new book will appeal to the legion of Milligan fans and open the door to new ones, young and old alike.
Publication date: 03/09/2009
Publisher: Virgin Books
|Publication date:||3rd September 2009|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, The Real World,|
Spike Milligan was born in India in 1918 and his career as a musician, actor, poet, scriptwriter and novelist spans over fifty years. His first book was published in 1959, after which he published many volumes of poetry, scripts, novels, letters and general humour. In 1992 Spike was awarded the CBE for his work as an entertainer, broadcaster and writer and in 1994 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Comedy Awards, Spike Milligan, one of Britain's most respected performers, died on 27 February 2002 at his family home in Sussex.More About Spike Milligan