Uncle PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Uncle free pdf Uncle is a millionaire elephant who has a B.A. and wears a purple dressing gown. He lives in a labyrinth of skyscrapers connected by water chutes, lifts and railways, and littered with oil lakes, walls of sweets and towers of treacle. He and his followers amuse themselves by exploring his home and falling into adventures with its inhabitants, a collection of lunatics, dwarfs and ghosts. Uncle also frequently fights with the inhabitants of neighbouring Badfort, among them the repulsive Jellytussles (a quivering blob) and the cowardly Hitmouse. 'A classic in the great English nonsense tradition' Observer

About J. P. Martin

J. P. Martin (Author) J.P.Martin was born in Scarborough in 1879. He became a Methodist minister in 1902 and served as a missionary in South Africa and as an army chaplain in Palestine in 1918 at the time when Allenby and T.E. Lawrence overwhelmed the Turks. J.P.Martin and his wife Nancy moved circuits every three years and worked among miners and slum dwellers, as well as among the comfortably off. He started telling the Uncle stories before the First World War and in 1934 the writers Stella Martin and R.N Currey urged him to write them down- it took thirty years before they got them accepted by Jonathan Cape in the satire rich sixties. Reviewers welcomed each of the six books as they were published between 1964 and 1973 with comparisons to Edward Lear and Alice. The Observer described him as 'a master in the great English nonsense tradition.' J.P.Martin was 84 when Uncle was published and he charmed everyone on radio and television. He was able to enjoy his late success before he died two years later in 1986.Quentin Blake (Author) 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.

Details Book

Author : J. P. Martin
Publisher : RHCP UK Digital
Data Published : 30 October 2015
ISBN : 1448172918
EAN : 9781448172917
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Uncle



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Crazy Times with Uncle Ken free pdfCrazy Times with Uncle Ken

    Who doesn't like an eccentric uncle. Ruskin Bond certainly does. Read all the stories about bumbling and endearing Uncle Ken in this collection. Whenever Uncle Ken arrives at Grandma's house..


  • Uncle Sam's Abscess free pdfUncle Sam's Abscess

    Excerpt from Uncle Sam's Abscess: Or Hell Upon Earth for U. S. Uncle Sam It's an inveterate fact - "Uncle Sam" is afflicted. Thorns in the flesh - messengers of Satan buffet him..


  • Uncle Sam free pdfUncle Sam

    It is said that the inspiration for the character of Uncle Sam was a man named Sam Wilson. who provided food for the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. By the 1830s. the figure of Uncle Sam had become a personified image of America..


  • Uncle Sam free pdfUncle Sam

    It is said that the inspiration for the character of Uncle Sam was a man named Sam Wilson. who provided food for the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. By the 1830s. the figure of Uncle Sam had become a personified image of America..


  • The Secret of Richmond Manor free pdfThe Secret of Richmond Manor

    Fourteen-year-old Leah Carter lives with her uncle in Virginia. awaiting the end of the Civil War. As the hospitals fill. Uncle Silas volunteers the use of his home as a medical center..


  • Uncle free pdfUncle

    Download Ebooks Free Online. Uncle is a millionaire elephant who has a B.A. and wears a purple dressing gown. He lives in a labyrinth of skyscrapers connected by water chutes, lifts and railways, and