A hilarious rhyming romp from Margaret Mahy and Polly Dunbar. With a poetic text, a fun and funny story, and bright artwork, this is a perfect read aloud for story time.
Margaret Mahy, the iconic childrens author from New Zealand who sadly died in 2012, wrote more than 200 books for children of all ages and is acknowledged to be one of the outstanding childrens writers of the twentieth century. In 2006 she was presented with the Hans Christian Andersen medal, which is the highest international recognition granted to authors and illustrators of childrens books. Twice winner of the Carnegie Medal, several of her books have become modern classics. Her other picture books for Frances Lincoln include: Dashing Dog, illustrated by Sarah Garland, and Down the Back of the Chair and Bubble Trouble, both illustrated by Polly Dunbar.Polly Dunbar was born in Stratford upon Avon. Daughter of children's author Joyce Dunbar, Polly first started illustrating when she was 16 and has a degree in Illustration at the University of Brighton. Polly's books for Frances Lincoln are Down the Back of the Chair, Measuring Angels, Looking After Louis and Bubble Trouble. She lives in Brighton, Sussex. To visit Polly Dunbar's website click hereTo read an interview with Polly Dunbar click here