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Songs and Verse

UK Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Roald Dahl’s verses are unparalleled in their verve, wit and appeal and this new treasury includes familiar tales such as ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears (from Revolting Rhymes) alongside lesser known or unpublished gems such as ‘The Shark’. The verses are beautifully illustrated by some of the most exciting artists working in illustration today, including, of course, Dahl’s best-known and much-loved illustrator, Quentin Blake.

Featured illustrators (in alphabetical order): Russell Ayto, Peter Bailey, Quentin Blake, Geefwee Boedoe, Emma Chichester Clark, Lauren Child, Babette Cole, Alexis Deacon, Mini Grey, William Joyce, Satoshi Kitamura, John Lawrence, Neal Layton, David McKee, Helen Oxenbury, Chris Riddell, David Roberts, Tony Ross, Gerald Scarfe, Axel Scheffler, Joann Sfar, Posy Simmonds, Lane Smith, Joel Stewart, Bee Willey and Chris Wormell.