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Hugo Pepper

Written by Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart

Part of the Far-Flung Adventures Series

Hugo Pepper Synopsis

A brilliantly inventive, fabulously illustrated addition to the Far-Flung Adventure series from the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator team, Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell. Set in the same world as Fergus Crane and Corby Flood's stories, this is the tale of a small boy, Hugo Pepper, and his amazing exploits. Raised in the Frozen North by reindeer herders, his parents eaten by polar bears when he was just a baby, Hugo discovers that the sled they arrived in has a very special compass - one that can be set to 'Home'. And so Hugo arrives in Firefly Square - to discover a group of very special friends, and a dastardly enemy... With three-toed snowmen, a secret buried treasure and a host of fabulous stories, this is a fantastic new tale in this series.

Hugo Pepper Press Reviews

Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell share one of the most dynamic author-illustrator partnerships in children's literature today. The fruits of this truly collaborative process shimmer, shine and truly stand-out from the crowded book shelves in shops, libraries, schools and homes . . . The gentlemen are on fine flying form here, prompting the request, Please Sirs, we want some more . . . * Achuka * Without a doubt this book will absolutely charm young readers who have a fondness for stories with lots of layers . . . Quirky, utterly delightful and captivating -- Marya Jansen-Gruber * Through the Looking Glass * A wildly inventive tale * The Children's Bookseller *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440866961
Publication date: 5th April 2007
Author: Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart
Publisher: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages

About Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart

Chris Riddell (Author) Chris Riddell is an acclaimed artist of children's books and a political cartoonist for the Observer. Amongst other titles, Chris illustrates the Ottoline young fiction series and the Goth Girl series, as well as working closely with Paul Stewart on the Edge Chronicles and Wyrmeweald. Children's Laureate from 2015-2017, he has won many awards for his work, including the Nestle Gold Award, the UNESCO Award for Something Else and the rare honour of three Kate Greenaway Medals.Paul Stewart (Author) Paul Stewart is a highly regarded author of books for young readers - everything from picture books ...

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