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Written & illustrated by Quentin Blake
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What's Clown About

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One day, Clown is thrown into the trash, but he doesn’t stay there long.

He tries to find someone to take care of his friends, but no one listens.

Then Clown finds someone he can take care of, and together, they make a home for everyone.

Follow the fortunes of Clown– who starts in a garbage can and ends up in a happy family– in this perfectly pitched picture book.

Master illustrator Quentin Blake has created an irrepressible character, an action-filled plot, and an eloquent story that can be read on several levels– all without the use of a single word.

Best Illustrated Book of 1996, New York Times Book Review

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Who Wrote Clown

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Quentin Blake

<b>Sir Quentin Blake</b>, the first-ever Children’s Laureate of the United Kingdom, has illustrated nearly 300 books, including most of Roald Dahl’s children’s books. He lives in London.

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Publication Date:
March 15, 1996

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