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Dixie O'Day: Up, Up and Away!

Written by Shirley Hughes

Illustrated by Clara Vulliamy

Part of the Dixie O'Day Series

Dixie O'Day: Up, Up and Away! Synopsis

Dixie, Percy and their new friend, Ariel, are off on an adventure in the clouds. Making a speedy getaway from their archenemy Lou Ella, they find themselves soaring away in a hot-air balloon! But there are stormy skies ahead... Be swept away with Dixie and Percy in an action-packed airborne escapade from mother-daughter pairing Shirley Hughes and Clara Vulliamy. These first chapter books have one chapter for each night of the week and are full of maps, extra activities, and everything needed to empower a new reader. A witty and beautifully designed series for emerging readers THE SUNDAY TIMES

Dixie O'Day: Up, Up and Away! Press Reviews

With text and pictures beautifully complementing one another, these tales of peril and domestic perplexity are a dream to read aloud and tempting for newly fluent readers to manage on their own. Established fans will appreciate familiar characters putting in a cheerful appearance, while those new to the books can revel in the excitement of a story that stands confidently alone. Meanwhile end papers complete with chatty questionnaires, maps and games all add to the satisfying sense of a fully-formed world in miniature. * Independent Bookshop Week Supplement *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782300243
Publication date: 26th March 2015
Author: Shirley Hughes
Illustrator: Clara Vulliamy
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 136 pages

About Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes (Author) Shirley was born in West Kirby, near Liverpool, and studied fashion and dress design at Liverpool Art School, before continuing her studies at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford. She then embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator in London, where she still lives today. She illustrated other writers' work, including Noel Streatfeild, Alison Uttley, Ian Seraillier, Margaret Mahy and notably Dorothy Edwards's My Naughty Little Sister series. Shirley began to write and draw her own picture books when her children were young. Her first book - Lucy and Tom's Day - ...

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