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Description - Dixie O'Day and the Haunted House by Shirley Hughes

From the creator of Dogger and Alfie, comes a spooky Dixie O'Day adventure under the stars!

A dark and stormy night, a camping trip gone awry, and an old house which looks like it might be ... haunted?

Dixie and Percy need to stick together in this mysterious adventure full of scrapes, peril, and spooky goings-on!

These first chapter books from mother-daughter pairing Shirley Hughes and Clara Vulliamy have one chapter for each night of the week and are full of maps, and fun extra activities.

"A witty and beautifully designed series for emerging readers" THE SUNDAY TIMES

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781782950059
ISBN-10: 1782950052
Format: Paperback / softback
(179mm x 125mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Red Fox
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes (Author) 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. Clara Vulliamy (Illustrator) Clar

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