On the Road with Mavis and Marge by Niamh Sharkey

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This story zips along, keeping the pages turning as the protagonists whirl through a colourful sequence of zany scenarios - all great fun! Niamh Sharkey's style is all her own, her characters jumping off the page with inimitable vivacity. This title is definitely one to watch.

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On the Road with Mavis and Marge by Niamh Sharkey

A zany bunch of pals succumb to wanderlust - and get more than they bargained for. Mavis and Marge are different from other animals. They want to go a-wandering. Over the hills, across the sea, and up to the moon they go, gathering a band of free-range friends on the way. But, suddenly, from across the milky way, home has a distant allure...


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About the Author

Niamh Sharkey won the Bisto Book of the Year Award and the Mother Goose Award for Illustration in 1999 for Tales of Wisdom and Wonder, written by Hugh Lupton. She is also the creator of the bestselling picture books Cinderella, I'm a Happy Hugglewug, The Ravenous Beast and Santasaurus. Niamh lives in Dublin with her family.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

7th March 2011




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