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Hickory Dickory Dog

By Alison Murray

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

Zac and his dog, Rufus, are inseparable. So when Zac experiences his first day at school, Rufus does too...Wherever Rufus goes, fun and mischief are certain to follow!

Zac and Rufus, like all best friends, stick together. So, when Zac goes to playschool, his pup goes too! Zac's little dog wants to join in with EVERYTHING - painting time, lunchtime, even garden time . . . resulting in one very messy pup at home time!

This engaging story, with its warm, retro art style, is an entertaining introduction to playschool.

Alison Murray is the creator of Apple Pie ABC and One, Two That's My Shoe! as well as Little Mouse.

Biographical Notes

Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London and worked in a variety of jobs including bookseller and rug designer before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at Middlesex University. She then co-founded, created and built a successful Interactive Media company and sold it before moving back to Scotland. Alison has now found her niche, writing and illustrating children's picture books. Her first book was the highly-acclaimed Apple Pie ABC, closely followed by One, Two That's My Shoe!, both published by Orchard and both featuring her characters, Georgie and Grace. Alison became Scottish Book Trust's first Writer-in-Residence. As part of her residency, she developed a book, Little Mouse, with a group of parents involved in the Home-Start scheme which was published by Orchard. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband, her daughter and their dog.

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  • ISBN: 9781408311998
  • Publication date: 04 Jul 2013
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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