Arabel and Mortimer Stories (UK Edition)

October 31, 2020
Arabel and Mortimer Stories (UK Edition)

Arabel and her notorious raven Mortimer make a welcome return toPuffin Books!When Arabel's father, Ebenezer Jones, drives his taxi home lateone night he comes across 'a large black bird, with a hairy fringearound its beak.' He takes it home and from that moment on, life isnever the same again for the Jones family. Arabel's raven is calledMortimer - and he's one in amillion. 'Nevermore!' he cries whenastonished or upset, 'Down the hatch' he thinks before gobblingbowler hats, stairs, telephones. He dislikes flying except inemergencies, and with disaster-prone Mortimer around there areplenty of those.There are six hilarious escapades in this collection, brought tolife by Quentin Blake's wonderfully animated illustrations.