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Dixie O'Day and the Great Diamond Robbery

Written by Shirley Hughes

Illustrated by Clara Vulliamy

Part of the Dixie O'Day Series

Dixie O'Day and the Great Diamond Robbery Synopsis

Dixie O'Day and his best friend Percy are off on holiday, and drive straight into adventure! Peaches Miaow, the fabulous pop star, has her pricelss diamond necklace stolen from the Hotel Splendide in the crime of the century. Can Dixie and Percy track down the sinister figures at the heart of the mystery? Pack your bags for a thrilling trip filled with glamourpusses, cat burglars and seaside fun in this gorgeous chapter book with a chapter for each night of the week, as well as plenty of exciting extra material.

Dixie O'Day and the Great Diamond Robbery Press Reviews

This is a beautifully written and illustrated book. Join in the friendship and fun with these delightful characters. * Families (Hereford & Worcester) *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782950042
Publication date: 1st January 2015
Author: Shirley Hughes
Illustrator: Clara Vulliamy
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
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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