The Blue Balloon
Written by Mick Inkpen
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This was the book that introduced the lovable Kipper to millions of children the world over. A truly wonderful story to share and to be treasured and loved time and time again. Written in a single afternoon by the author, the story of a magic blue balloon takes a boy and Kipper on a wonderful adventure. Unique back in 1991 and still pretty unusual now, it has pages that expand into huge spreads that help to tell the story in a way that will have children gasping for more.
The Blue Balloon by Mick Inkpen
The Blue Balloon is now a celebrated classic which continues to delight millions of children. Kipper has found a soggy blue balloon in the garden. At first, it seems like an ordinary balloon, but it's not. It's full of fun and magic. This is a book to be treasured, loved, read time and time again, with fantastic fold-out pages.
Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author.
Beautifully illustrated and full of the kinds of visual surprises kids love. What's On (July 1993)
Inkpen's pale watercolours against a white background give a cool, calm feel, while the use of pull-out pages and sequences of pictures give an animated feel. Beginner readers will be able to tackle the simple text, but it's a great story to share with all ages. Junior, July 2000
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