Down the Back of the Chair
Author(s): Margaret Mahy
When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair!
This lively, eccentric poem is a visual explosion of fun and imagination, featuring dragons, pirates, treasure, lions, elephants and many more. But what will a troubled father win from down the back of the chair?
New edition of a classic tale from one of the 20th century's bestselling children's authors.
Margaret Mahy, the iconic children's 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 children's 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 children's books. Twice winner of the Carnegie Medal, several of her books have become modern classics.
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 include Down the Back of the Chair, Measuring Angels, Looking After Louis and Bubble Trouble. She lives in Brighton, Sussex.
- : 9780711253988
- : Quarto Publishing Group UK
- : Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
- : March 2020
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- : books
- : Margaret Mahy
- : Paperback
- : 2005
- : Polly Dunbar
- : English
- : [E]
- : 32