Description - Jonadab and Rita by Shirley Hughes
Jonadab is a very special toy donkey he can fly! But Minnie has so many other toys that often Jonadab 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, Jonadab 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 Jonadab, 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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(287mm x 236mm x 10mm)
The Bodley Head Ltd
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Shirley Hughes
Shirley Hughes was born and grew up in West Kirby, near Liverpool. She studied at Liverpool Art School and at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford, before embarking on a career as a freelance illustrator. At first she worked as an interpretive illustrator, but she began to write and design her own picture books when her children were very young. Her first book, Lucy and Tom's Day, was published in 1960. Now living in London's Notting Hill, Shirley Hughes has illustrated over two hundred children's books. She was honoured with an O. B. E. in 1999 for her outstanding contribution to children's literature and has been the recipient of the Other Award, the Kate Greenaway Medal and the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award.