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    Until I Met Dudley: How Everyday Things Really Work (Paperback) By (author) Roger McGough, Illustrated by Chris Riddell

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    DescriptionHave 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.


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    Title
    Until I Met Dudley
    Subtitle
    How Everyday Things Really Work
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Roger McGough, Illustrated by Chris Riddell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Weight: 160 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781847803504
    ISBN 10: 1847803504
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: EY, PIB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.3
    BIC subject category V2: YBC, YNT
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    Libri: I-C9
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T General Subject: 213
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22830
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    B&T Book Type: EN
    DC21: 683.8
    BISAC V2.8: JNF051120
    DC22: 683/.8
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 683.8
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: TK7019 .M33 2012
    Thema V1.0: YBC, YNT
    BIC E4L: EP
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
    Publication date
    25 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Roger McGough was born and brought up in Liverpool, and studied French and Geography at Hull University. A highly-acclaimed poet for children and adults, he has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry. His previous titles include Bad Bad Cats, Poems about Love, and The Ring of Words. He lives in South West London, U.K. Chris Riddell was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and studied at Brighton Polytechnic, where he graduated with a first class degree in illustration. He now divides his time between illustrating children's books and working as a political cartoonist for The Economist and The Observer. His previous titles include Something Else, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties prize, The Trouble with Elephants, and Out for the Count. Riddell lives in Brighton, U.K.
    Review quote
    "Riddell's cartoons are lively, particularly those of the animal characters, and the factual pages are chock-full without being cluttered." - School Library Journal "Riddell's cartoons are lively, particularly those of the animal characters, and the factual pages are chock-full without being cluttered." - School Library Journal