The classic children’s book from beloved author and illustrator, Shirley Hughes
Dave’s favourite toy is a battered, but still very loved, cuddly dog called Dogger.
Dave and Dogger are inseperable. So when a mishap occurs, and Dave loses Dogger, he is desolate. But luck is on Dave’s side, and Dogger turns up at the school fair!
It looks as though everything will turn out for the best . . . until someone else buys him before Dave can get the money.
Will Dave and Dogger ever be reunited? And could an act of kindness save the day?
Praise for Shirley Hughes
Shirley Hughes is a national treasure – Philip Pullman
I am reminded of something John Diamond wrote: ‘This, here, now, is what happiness is. Enjoy it’. To me, the work of Shirley Hughes says something very similar -Wendy Cope
Hughes is a magical storyteller with an instinctive understanding of the mind of the pre-schooler . . . She makes the ordinary extraordinary – Guardian
There are certain books that should be in every family's library and Dogger is certainly one of them * Books for Children * A heart-warming story . . . Shirley Hughes' warm and deceptively simple story is a perennial favourite among children and experts alike * Psychologies Magazine * Delightful * Financial Times * Shirley Hughes is a national treasure This is Hughes' most heartwarming picture book . . . Hughes has a kindly, inexhaustible eye - she misses nothing . . . Her drawing is invariably superb and usually describes a reassuring world for chidlren - sometimes happier-than-thou. She has illustrated more than 200 titles - she is a virtuoso * Observer *
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