jollop


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jollop

(ˈdʒɒləp)
n
informal Brit a cream or unguent
[C20: from French jalap, from Spanish jalapa, from purga de Jalapa purge of Jalapa, Jalapa being a city in Mexico]
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(9780689870491, $17.99) provides a satisfying sequel to the author's HERE BE MONSTERS and returns readers to Ratbridge, where residents have run out of their favorite product Black Jollop. The Nautical Laundry, a rat pirate ship, and her crew must embark on a journey to obtain more of the medicine's secret ingredient in this humorous saga, packed with numerous black and white illustrations to accompany a hilarious story line.
Many of the locals are in need of the miraculous cure-all medicine, Black Jollop, but disaster strikes when supplies of the ingredients run out just when Arthur's grandfather is in mortal danger.
Lee, a countryman who carries a phrase book when leaving Herefordshire, is a particular wizard with horses who break blood vessels and has a "secret recipe" of jollop consisting of sycamore bark, badger scrotum, sloe gin, dried tadpoles and Greek yoghurt.
The answer is easy - go along to the Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, on Saturday February 25th, to meet ENGIE BENJY, JOLLOP THE DOG and DAN THE VAN in person, live on stage, in a brand new show!
Youngsters who enjoy the animated antics of Engie Benjy, Jollop and Dan will be able to meet them when they appear in the family show which has been transformed from the small screen to the stage.
The new production features Engie, Jollop the Dog and Dan the Van ( plus some surprises.
Engie Benjy, featuring Jollop the Dog and Dan the Van, starts at the North Wales Theatre, in Llandudno, on August 3.
The engine doctor with bright blue hair and his sidekick, Jollop the dog, are set to become hot favourites.
Engie Benjy, featuring the voices of Ant and Dec and Les Dennis, is created for three to six year olds but everyone can enjoy the charming adventures of engine doctor Engie Benjy (Dec) and his team, Jollop the Dog (Ant) and Dan the Van.
Engie Benjy is created for three-to-six-year-olds, but everyone can enjoy the adventures of Engie and his team - Jollop the Dog and Dan the Van.
Then Jollop's cousin Jelly gives it the wrong hiccup mixture, sending it into a spin.