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Red Fox, 1994 - Cockatoos - 32 pages
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When eccentric Professor Dupont tries to track down his troupe of brightly-coloured cockatoos, they're always just one step ahead of him. This counting book won the 1992 Smarties Children's Choice Award.

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User Review  - jon1lambert - LibraryThing

I remember buying this while I was on a cricket tour in Oswestry. I bet the bookshop is no longer there. I read it and like Quentin Blake's style. I don't think my son for whom it was purchased found it of much interest. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Weary of hearing the same greeting day after day—``Good morning, my fine feathered friends!''—Professor Dupont's ten cockatoos fly the coop. He searches every room of his elaborate, old house ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

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 Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children's Laureate. In the 2013 New Year's Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

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