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Winner of numerous prestigious book awards Hilary Mckay’s two humorous titles Amber Cat and Dog Friday will provide 7+ year olds with a really good fun read. In Dog Friday, things are not going well for Robin; new neighbours with a dog and a family of 4 children, there’s his rivalry at school with Dan and he’s attacked by a dog on the beach. Robin needs rescuing, but by who?
The twins, Ant and Perry, vegetable loving Beany, Sun Dance and their scruffy mongrel, Old Blanket, specialize in creating mayhem. They attempt to entice guests in to Mrs Brogan's Bed and Breakfast, teach Robin how to be brave, and, most importantly, help him work out how he can keep the abandoned dog he finds on the beach...
|Publication date:||3rd September 2009|
|Publisher:||Hachette Children's Books|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
Hilary McKay won the Costa Children's Book Award for The Skylarks' War, the Guardian Fiction Prize for The Exiles, and the Smarties and the Whitbread Award for The Exiles in Love and Saffy's Angel respectively. Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales was her first book with Macmillan Children's Books and is a critically acclaimed collection of clever retellings. You can read her character Rose Casson's blog by clicking here - and Rose's tweets on the right hand side of this page. Q & A with Hilary McKayWhat is your earliest childhood memory?Watching steam trains with my grandfather. He died before I ...More About Hilary McKay
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