“Mrs Armitage and the Big Wave” by Quentin Blake

“Surf’s up! Mrs. Armitage and her dog, Breakspear, paddle out to surf the Big Wave. Soon the kindly Mrs. Armitage notices that Breakspear’s little legs are getting tired–so she swims off and returns with an inflatable desert island for him to rest on. Then she notices that Breakspear looks a little hot–so she swims off again and brings back an umbrella. Soon this silly pair is loaded down with flags, a horn, megaphones, and lots of other gear. What will they do when the Big Wave finally arrives?”

“Mrs Armitage and the Big Wave” is written and illustrated by Quentin Blake and published in 1999 by Red Fox. Thank you, Rachael Allain, for suggesting me this book for the Sea Library.

Books for kids are bought thanks to sold woven bookmarks. If you want a bookmark, let me know! Let’s help the collection grow.

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