Until I Met Dudley: How Everyday Things Really Work

byRoger McGoughIllustratorChris Riddell

Paperback | September 25, 2012

Until I Met Dudley: How Everyday Things Really Work by Roger McGough
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Have you ever wondered how a toaster works? Or a fridge-freezer, or a washing-up machine? In this fun-filled book of how things work, Dudley, the techno-wizard dog, provides the answers. Roger McGough's delightfully ingenious text and Chris Riddell's striking illustrations take children from the furthest realms of fantasy into the fascinating world of technology to discover the workings of familiar machines, making it an exciting book which will delight again and again.

Two of the most inventive talents in children's literature, poet Roger McGough and illustrator Chris Riddell use their unique skills for entertaining and inspiring young readers to introduce them to the secrets of the technology around them.

"Roger McGough's witty text offers many weird and wonderful explanations ... Chris Riddell's artwork makes the whole an imaginative feast" - Bookseller

Runner-up for the English Association 4-11 Award for the Best Children's Picture Book.

Nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Chris Riddell was born in Liverpool and is a highly-acclaimed writer and illustrator of children's books. He has been shortlisted twice for the Kate Greenaway Award. He is also a cartoonist forThe Observer. He lives in Brighton.Roger McGough is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contr...
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Title:Until I Met Dudley: How Everyday Things Really WorkFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:32 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.12 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.12 inPublished:September 25, 2012Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847803504

ISBN - 13:9781847803504

Appropriate for ages: 4

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