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Brought to you by Puffin. A seasonal sequel to one of our most beloved children's books, voted the public's favourite Kate Greenaway medal-winner Over 40 years after Dogger was published, comes this magical follow-up: Dogger's Christmas. It's that special time of year: Christmas. The time of carol-singing, tree-decorating, and of course lots of presents. But in the excitement of new toys, will Dave forget about his old friend, Dogger? The very special story of one boy and his beloved toy - who always manages to be found... Praise for Dogger: 'Shirley Hughes is a national treasure' Philip Pullman 'This is Hughes' most heartwarming picture book . . . Hughes has a kindly, inexhaustible eye - she misses nothing' Observer © Shirley Hughes 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020Show more
Random House presents the audiobook edition of Dogger by Shirley Hughes, read by Olivia Colman. When Dave loses his favourite toy, Dogger, he is very sad. But when Dogger turns up on a stall at the garden fete, everything seems all right - until someone else buys him before Dave can get the money! Voted the public's favourite CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal winner, this is a tale to which all children and their parents can relate, brought to life by Olivia Colman's heartwarming reading.Show more
Liverpool, 1940: Thirteen-year-old Joan's home is under constant threat from the Nazis' terrifying nightly air raids. Everyone is on edge, faced with strict food rationing, curfews, and blackouts. It's not an easy time to be a teenager. Joan's one solace is going to the movies with her best friend, Doreen, but when the bombings intensify, even that becomes too dangerous, especially when a strange man is found lurking near their home. Who is he, and why does he think Joan can help him? As the Blitz worsens, Joan and her friends make a discovery that will tear the whole community apart. In the hardship of war, everything seems to be rationed - except true friendship. From beloved author Shirley Hughes comes a compelling wartime adventure set during the Liverpool Blitz.Show more
Meet Alfie and Annie Rose, Mum and Dad, Chessie the cat, the MacNallys down the road, and many many more, in this wonderful collection of 10 best-loved Alfie stories by Shirley Hughes. Read by Roger Allam and Roy Mcmillan. Includes: Alfie Gets in First, Alfie's Feet, An Evening at Alfie's, Alfie Gives a Hand, Alfie and the Big Boys, Alfie Wins a Prize, All About Alfie, Alfie's Christmas, Alfie Outdoors and Alfie and the Birthday Surprise.Show more
Florence, Italy, 1944: The city is under heavy Nazi occupation, but for thirteen-year-old Paolo, war is a long and boring wait. Too young to fight for the resistance, yet desperate for action and adventure, he sneaks out each night to ride his bicycle along the darkened city streets. For Paolo, the risk is thrilling. But when he is accosted by Partisans - covert members of the anti-Nazi movement - thrilling quickly becomes dangerous as Paolo and his family are thrust into a terrifying and impossible situation. Finally at the center of the action, Paolo must figure out once and for all whether he has what it takes to truly be a hero.Show more
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