Author: Shirley Hughes

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Book:Ella's Big Chance

Ella's Big Chance: A Jazz-Age Cinderella

Shirley Hughes

When the Cinders family is invited to a grand ball given by the Duchess of Arc for her handsome son, Ella's vain stepsisters spend hours getting ready but poor Ella is left behind with only the cat for company. But on this very special evening there is more than a little magic in the air.



Shirley Hughes

When Dave loses his favourite toy, Dogger, he is very sad. But when Dogger turns up on a stall at the garden fete, everything seems all right - until someone else buys him before Dave can get the money! Voted the public's favourite CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal winner in 2007, this timeless picture book has lost none of its appeal and is still a tale to which all children and their parents can relate. Kevin Whately's reading brings the story to life, and the original music and sound effects will enchant and enhance this book for a new generation of children.

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