Cautionary Verses

by Hilaire Belloc

Cautionary Verses Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099295310
Publication date: 7th September 1995
Author: Hilaire Belloc
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Educational: English literature,

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 (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 ...

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