Ken Townsend
photo © Terry Hulf


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Books illustrated by Ken, all available from Pickpocket Books:

Green Finger'd Virgil

Translation by Margaret Rose
16pp ISBN-10: 1 873422 10 5

Fool with a Hundred Faces

24pp ISBN-10: 1 873422 29 6

The Man with the Bag of Nails

Poem by John Ballard
16pp ISBN-10: 1 873422 18 0

How to Rear a Happy Pig

16pp ISBN-10: 1 873422 21 0

Book cover images © Pickpocket Books

Green Finger'd VirgilFool with 100 faces
Man with the Bag of NailsHow to rear a Happy Pig

Out Of Print


Felix the bald-headed Lion coverFelix The Bald-Headed Lion (1967)

Written and Illustrated by Kenneth Townsend

GB: Richard Sadler & Brown Ltd
USA: Seymour Lawrence – Delacorte Press, New York

Japanese issue

On the extreme right is the Japanese cover of Felix! With thanks to Heather.

Felix teh blad-headed lion - Japanese issue

tootoo's Friends on the FarmTootoo's Friends on the Farm

Warren Chetham-Strode, illustrated by Kenneth Townsend,
Heinemann, London

Other books in the Tootoo series may feature Ken's illustrations, however 'A Cat Called Tootoo' by the same author does not (ill. by Margaret Minifie, possibly related to the actress Valerie?)

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