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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me. by  ROALD: DAHL** - Paperback - UK,slim Qrto wraps,1st edn thus. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja618116)

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me.

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me. by  ROALD: DAHL** - Paperback - UK,slim Qrto wraps,1st edn thus. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja618116)
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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me.


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UK,slim Qrto wraps,illustrated 1st edn thus.VG+.[Originally and first published in UK by Jonathan Cape Ltd.,1985.This edn published 1987,so UK,Qrto wraps 1st edn thus.] No owner inscrptn,printed price to rear cover.Bright generally clean,glossy colour pictorial artwork,by Quentin Blake illustrated covers,with yellow,green, orange and black lettering; with negligible shelf-wear to edges and corners.Some slight laminate wrinkling to both top+bottom edges and corner creases to top+bottom corners of front cover.Rear cover with some minimal wrinkles and bottom corner creased.Top +fore-edges generally bright and clean; contents bright,tight,clean solid and sound - near pristine - some separate dog-ear reading creases to 4 pages' corners.UK,slim Qrto wraps, illustrated 1st edn thus,32pp [unpaginated],no chapters - a continuous story,part- page and page-edge colour illustrations throughout the text and the book,all by Quentin Blake,as is the colour vignette illustrated title page. Want more Roald DAHL titles? For similar and other available titles - please search my CHILDRENS/ILLUSTRATED catalogue. What else could a giraffe with an extending neck,a pelican with an expanding beak and an athletic monkey be but The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company? When this amazing trio are invited to try and clean all the 677 windows belonging to His Grace the Duke of Hampshire,it is no wonder that they have the most incredible adventures,with young Billy there to join in the fun.When Roald Dahl tells a wonderful story and Quentin Blake creates hilarious pictures to go with it,no child will be able to resist the magical result.This ingenious and adventurous new trio will delight and amaze young readers everywhere.A real treat for Roald Dahl fans! Quentin Blake,born 1932,Sidcup,Kent.Son of a civil servant. Educated at Chiselhurst,Sidcup Grammar School and Cambridge University.Attended life classes at Chelsea College of Art.Tutor in illustration at the Royal College of Art (1965-78) and Head of the Illustration Dept 1978- 1986,and is now a visiting professor.He was honoured with an OBE in 1988.He works in pen and ink and watercolour in a popular and unmistakable style,capturing essential character and movement with wit and gaiety in a few rapid strokes.He has illustrated many editions of the BBC Jackanory television programme.Whilst he illustrated many of his own works,he is renowned for his collaboration with Roald Dahl. Quentin Blake was the first Children's Laureate from 1999-2001. Since April 2013,again in March 2015,and in this year too,the UK Post Office has altered it's Pricing in Proportion template,altering its prices,weight allowances,dimensions and lowered its qualifying compensation rates too! So,please contact ,because of the lighter weight of this item,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!


Who needs a ladder when you’ve got a giraffe with an extended neck? The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company certainly doesn't. They don’t need a pail, either, because they have a pelican with a bucket-sized beak. With a monkey to do the washing and Billy as their manager, this business is destined for success. Now they have their big break—a chance to clean all 677 windows of the Hampshire House, owned by the richest man in all of England! That’s exciting enough, but along the way there are surprises and adventures beyond their wildest window-washing dreams.


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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me.
illus by Quentin Blake.**
UK,slim Qrto wraps,no dw/dj - as issued,illustrated 1st edn thus.
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No dw/dj - wraps as issued.
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UK,slim Qrto wraps,1st edn thus.
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