14 June 2013

Roll up, roll up - the Foskett family circus has come to town in this enchanting new book by Quentin Blake and John Yeoman.

See Uncle Decimus on his scooter, singing dogs, performing parrots, and be amazed at Bess and Jess and their conjuring tricks ... John Yeoman's witty verses perfectly complement Quentin Blake's illustrations in thiis charming book which will be enjoyed by all ages.

Published by Andersen Press in hardback (June 2013) the book started life as a series of drawings for an older adults' mental health ward at Northwick Park Hospital.  Known as 'Our Friends in the Circus', several works from the series feature in the popular touring exhibition 'Quentin Blake: As Large as Life', on tour in the UK until 2014.  John Yeoman's verses describe the wonderful acts of the talented Foskett family, who are joined by several new characters which Quentin has drawn specially for this book.

Purchase this book: [http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Fabulous-Foskett-Family-Circus/dp/1849395640/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1370607164&sr=8-1&keywords=foskett+family+circus]

Find out more about the exhibition 'Quentin Blake: As Large as Life': [http://www.quentinblake.com/news/exhibitions/item/502-quentin-blake-as-large-as-life-opens-in-north-wales]