Billy and the Minpins Colour Edition

Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780241399514
Release Date: 2019-01-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A BRAND-NEW EDITION, ILLUSTRATED IN GLORIOUS FULL COLOUR BY QUENTIN BLAKE FOR THE FIRST TIME. Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping GRUNCHER. Will it gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast?

Pens Ink Places

Author: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises
ISBN: 184976638X
Release Date: 2018-09
Genre: Illustrators

Pens Ink & Places' contains a wealth of new material, ranging from touching series of vignettes for Great Ormond Street Hospital to gigantic drawings for the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings; from the sombre apocalyptic landscapes of Riddley Walker to the energetic fantasy of Billy and the Minpins. This beautiful volume also includes Blake's unique illustrations made to accompany accompany the works of John Ruskin, La Fontaine, Lucius Apuleius and Beatrix Potter. Blake's commentary - straight, as it were, from the drawing board - explores the challenges and opportunities in the creation of drawings known around the world, as well as others seen here for the first time. It is clear from every page of this informative and richly illustrated volume that there has been no slackening of brio in the scratchy pen nib of an artist who has been called the 'Godfather of Illustration'.

Jumpstart Drama

Author: Teresa Cremin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351038164
Release Date: 2018-07-24
Genre: Education

Jumpstart! Drama contains more than forty engaging, practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating drama activities which will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and make more use of drama in line throughout their teaching. Suitable for use across a variety of subjects and for a wide range of learning styles, the book introduces teaching practitioners to a range of drama conventions and demonstrates how to use them in the primary classroom. Organised in five clear parts, this new edition of Jumpstart! Drama covers the following topics: The relationship and link between drama and literacy Analysing both fiction and non-fiction texts through drama conventions Exploring poetry through drama conventions Developing role play and learning through imaginary worlds With all activities connected to well-known texts, this fully updated second edition now reflects picturebooks and novels published in the last five years, and is ideal for busy primary teachers who wish to encourage their pupils in drama using texts in a dramatic and motivating way.

Storyteller

Author: Donald Sturrock
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439189764
Release Date: 2011-09-13
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

An official portrait of the intensely private, beloved author of such classics as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" draws on personal correspondence, journals, and interviews with family and friends to cover such topics as Dahl's struggles with chronicpain and his career complexities.

Roald Dahl

Author: Mark I. West
Publisher: Twayne Pub
ISBN: UOM:39015028456807
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Literary Criticism

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Roald Dahl.