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The Curse of the Vampire's Socks

And Other Doggerel
A collection of poems by

This book of verse for children contains verses that are serious, but most are fun, like the story of Horace, the boy who eats himself. There are a variety of characters, from Moby Duck, the terror of the river, to Laurie Oliphant, who nibbles dachshunds. Terry Jones' "Fairy Tales" was adapted for radio and television. "Nicobobinus" was awarded a Silver Seal by "Parents' Choice" and "The Saga of Erik the Viking", won the 1984 Children's Book Award. Michael Foreman has won many awards for his illustrative work, including the Francis William Award and the Kate Greenaway Award.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Used availability for Terry Jones's The Curse of the Vampire's Socks

Hardback Editions

September 1988 : UK Hardback

Title: CURSE OF THE VAMPIRES SOCKS: And Other Doggerel
Author(s): Terry Jones
ISBN: 1-85145-233-8 / 978-1-85145-233-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pavilion Books
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Paperback Editions

May 1990 : UK Paperback

Title: The Curse of the Vampire's Socks And Other Doggerel (Puffin Books)
Author(s): Jones Terry
ISBN: 0-14-032733-9 / 978-0-14-032733-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin
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Audio Editions

November 2002 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: The Curse of the Vampire's Socks
Author(s): Terry Jones
ISBN: 0-7528-5366-X / 978-0-7528-5366-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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