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Doctor Foster went to Gloucester

Doctor Foster went to Gloucester

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Doctor Foster went to Gloucester

Doctor Foster not only travels to Gloucester, but also Oxford, Gosport, Stockton and Bognor in this charmingly illustrated update of the classic nursery rhyme. Children will love reading about Doctor Foster’s adventures in extreme weather conditions from snow and sleet to bright sunshine. A lovely book to share or for children to read themselves.


Key Stage: EYFS/KS1; Age 18 months+

BIC: A2N79

Price: £4.99
ISBN: 9781474903851
24 pages
250 x 250mm

Illustrator: David Semple

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

Russell Punter

Press Reviews

This is a nice twist on an old rhyme which sees the redoubtable doctor move on from a soaking in the West Country to further misadventures as he moves from town to town.
The Guardian