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  • Hodder Children's Books

Kipper: The Blue Balloon

Mick Inkpen

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Kipper, For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Dogs as pets, Picture storybooks, Pop-up & lift-the-flap books, Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage), Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

A special 30th anniversary edition of the picture book classic feauturing the much-loved puppy, Kipper.

Kipper the dog has found a soggy blue balloon in the garden. At first, it seems like an ordinary balloon, but it's not. It's full of fun, magic and endless possibilities...

30 years after it was first published, THE BLUE BALLOON is a celebrated picture book classic. It features the very first appearance of Mick Inkpen's much-loved puppy charachter, Kipper, and has delighted millions of children worldwide. This playful tale of imagination, complete with fantastic fold-out pages, is a classic to be treasured, loved and shared time and time again.

This gorgeous anniversary edition comes complete with special bonus material and is an absolute must for all Kipper fans!

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Praise for Kipper: The Blue Balloon

  • The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot. - The Guardian

  • Kipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike. - Practical Parenting

  • Beautifully illustrated and full of the kinds of visual surprises kids love. - What's On

  • You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper. - The Daily Mail

  • Beginner readers will be able to tackle the simple text, but it's a great story to share with all ages. - Junior

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Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film.

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