Magic Lemonade Blue Banana by Joyce Dunbar


Magic Lemonade Blue Banana by Joyce Dunbar

This is a fun and engaging illustrated book about Zoe and her magic lemonade for Egmont's Blue Banana series. It is written by Joyce Dunbar and illustrated by Jan McCafferty who has illustrated many books by Enid Blyton. With her tablecloth gown and clothes-peg crown, Zoe looks like a Queen. But she needs magic lemonade to convince her friends. Blue bananas are illustrated books for NC Level 2 readers learning to tackle longer prose for the first time with the support of extensive illustrations and speech bubbles. They are carefully designed with education in mind, supporting children's understanding of vocabulary and punctuation. Blue Bananas explore the feelings and emotions of characters in a clear fashion.

About the Author

Joyce Dunbar

Joyce Dunbar was born and brought up in Lincolnshire. She taught English for 20 years before becoming a full-time writer. Her books for children include This is the Star, which became a world-wide best-seller, and Mundo and the Weatherchild, which was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. The popular Mouse and Mole series has been animated for television with the voices of Alan Bennett and Richard Briers. She lives in Norwich.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

1st March 2001



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