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Award winning duo - poet Roger McGough and illustrator Chris Riddell - have created a stunning picture book that is part-fact, part brilliant invention. A little girl thinks she knows just how everything works. Take a toaster, for example. Surely, there’s a dragon inside who breathes fire and makes the toast just right? Or is there another explanation all together? And what about the polar bears in the fridge? Or the pigs in the rubbish truck? Luckily Dudley is on hand to put her right with some rather more scientific answers!
Roger McGough's delightfully ingenious text and Chris Riddell's striking illustrations take children into the fascinating world of technology to discover the workings of familiar machines. Two inventive talents in children's literature, poet Roger McGough and illustrator Chris Riddell entertain, inspire and introduce children to the technology around them.
|Publication date:||3rd July 2014|
|Publisher:||Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
Award-winning poet, playwright, broadcaster and children's author Roger McGough was born on 9 November 1937 in Liverpool, England. He was educated at St Mary's College, Crosby, Liverpool, and at Hull University. He taught at St Kevin's Comprehensive School, Kirby, and lectured at Mabel Fletcher College in Liverpool and at the Liverpool College of Art. He was a member of the pop music/poetry group 'The Scaffold' between 1963 and 1973. He made his name as one of the 'Liverpool Poets' with Adrian Henri and Brian Patten, included in The Mersey Sound: Penguin Modern Poets 10 (1967). A Fellow of John Moores University in Liverpool, he won ...More About Roger Mcgough