Jonadab and Rita
By (author) Shirley Hughes
Jonadab and Rita by Shirley Hughes
Book DescriptionJonodab 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 DetailsISBN: 9780370329284
(287mm x 236mm x 10mm)
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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Up and Up, Paperback (June 2017)
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Alfie and Dad, Hardback (May 2017)» View all books by Shirley Hughes
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!
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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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