Jonadab and Rita by Shirley Hughes
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Jonadab and Rita
By Shirley Hughes

Jonadab and Rita

By (author) See other recent books by Shirley Hughes
Format: Hardback

Checking availability...



Jonadab and Rita by Shirley Hughes

Book Description

Jonodab is a very special toy donkey - he can fly! But Minnie has so many other toys that often Jonodab and his friend Rita the mouse find themselves sad and lonely and left behind in the toy box . One moonlit night, tired of being ignored, Jonodab flies away and joins a magical fairy feast. But then he can't get back in to Minnie's room, and he discovers his new fairy friends are not as kind as he thought. Will courageous Rita be able to save Jonodab, and will Minnie realise the value of the toy she has lost? A wonderful new picture book from one of our most popular and best loved storytellers.

Buy Jonadab and Rita book by Shirley Hughes from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780370329284
ISBN-10: 0370329287
Format: Hardback
(287mm x 236mm x 10mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Bodley Head Children's Books
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Shirley Hughes

Let's Join in by Shirley Hughes Let's Join in, Paperback (July 2017)

Four classic stories perfect for sharing at bedtime, by Kate Greenaway winning author, Shirley Hughes.

My First ABC by Shirley Hughes My First ABC, Paperback (July 2017)

A delightful introduction to letters and first words from Shirley Hughes, one of the best-known and most-loved picture book creators.

Up and Up by Shirley Hughes Up and Up, Paperback (June 2017)

Follow the adventures of a little girl who's dream of flying comes true in this stunning story by Shirley Hughes. The illustrations are packed with detail and wordless pages encourage children to engage with the story in a different way. "Shirley Hughes is a national treasure" Philip Pullman

Alfie and Dad by Shirley Hughes Alfie and Dad, Hardback (May 2017)

Alfie's dad is always there for Alfie and Annie Rose. He's there to reassure Alfie during a restless night; he's there to find Alfie's favourite toy Flumbo when he gets left on the bus; and most of all he loves spending time with his children and they love spending time with him!

» View all books by Shirley Hughes

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Jonadab and Rita book by Shirley Hughes and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Shirley Hughes

Shirley was born in West Kirby, near Liverpool, and studied fashion and dress design at Liverpool Art School, before continuing her studies at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford. She then embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator in London, where she still lives today. She illustrated other writers' work, including Noel Streatfeild, Alison Uttley, Ian Seraillier, Margaret Mahy and notably Dorothy Edwards's My Naughty Little Sister series. Shirley began to write and draw her own picture books when her children were young. Her first book - Lucy and Tom's Day - was published in 1960, and she followed it with, among others, Dogger and the Alfie series. Shirley Hughes has won the Other Award, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration twice, for Dogger in 1977 and for Ella's Big Chance in 2003. In 2007 Dogger was voted the public's favourite Greenaway winner of all time. Shirley received an OBE in 1999 for services to Children's Literature, and is the first recipient of Booktrust's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Shirley Hughes close
Let's Join in by Shirley Hughes
My First ABC by Shirley Hughes
Up and Up by Shirley Hughes
Alfie and Dad by Shirley Hughes
Alfie and His Very Best Friend by Shirley Hughes
My First ABC by Shirley Hughes
Alfie's Christmas by Shirley Hughes
Alfie and His Very Best Friend by Shirley Hughes
Digby O'Day Up, Up, and Away by Shirley Hughes
Dixie O'Day on His Bike by Shirley Hughes
Dixie O'Day on His Bike by Shirley Hughes
Lucy and Tom at School by Shirley Hughes
Whistling in the Dark by Shirley Hughes
Alfie Outdoors by Shirley Hughes
Alfie and Mum by Shirley Hughes
Dixie O'Day: Up, Up and Away! by Shirley Hughes
Let's Join in by Shirley Hughes
Lucy and Tom at Christmas by Shirley Hughes
Dixie O'Day and the Haunted House by Shirley Hughes
Dixie O'Day and the Haunted House by Shirley Hughes
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close