Jonadab and Rita by Shirley Hughes
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Jonadab and Rita
By Shirley Hughes

Jonadab and Rita

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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.

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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

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Alfie and His Very Best Friend by Shirley Hughes Alfie and His Very Best Friend, Paperback (February 2017)

Alfie and Bernard are very best friends and together they have lots of adventures. Join them as they go to the library, take part in scooter races and make a very special club with only two special members!A heart-warming tale of friendship by the award-winning Shirley Hughes, creator of Dogger.

My First ABC by Shirley Hughes My First ABC, Hardback (September 2016)

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

Alfie's Christmas by Shirley Hughes Alfie's Christmas, Hardback (September 2016)

Join Alfie and Annie Rose for Christmas! Alfie opens his advent calendar and makes cards and presents. He sings carols and decorates the tree. And he writes a special letter to Father Christmas... But what will Father Christmas bring on Christmas Day? It's going to be such an exciting day! The perfect stocking-filler for Alfie fans everywhere.

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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.

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