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Digby O'Day in the Fast Lane

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Digby O'Day in the Fast Lane
Written by Shirley Hughes
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763673697
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Digby O'Day in the Fast Lane

author: Shirley Hughes
illustrator: Clara Vulliamy

Digby O’Day and Percy are best friends. This daring canine duo can find adventure anywhere — even entering an All-Day Race! Digby is sure he can win, especially with Percy as his co-driver. But when the race starts and Digby and Percy are quickly left in the dust, it seems like they don’t stand a chance. They meet peril after peril: a car that breaks down (and slides back to the edge of a cliff!), a near miss with an oncoming train, and worst of all, Digby’s archenemy, Lou Ella, who is also in the race and will stop at nothing to win. In a day full of twists, turns, thrills, and surprises, anything can happen. Who will come out ahead? And will Lou Ella get her comeuppance?

Hang on to the wheel for the first of three adventures from a dynamic mother-daughter pair: beloved author Shirley Hughes and talented illustrator Clara Vulliamy.
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Fiction - First Chapter Book / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
128 / 4 15/16" x 7"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Fiction; Action & Adventure; Readers; Social Themes; Animals; Transportation;
author’s comments:
Shirley Hughes, a two-time recipient of the Kate Greenaway Medal, has written and/or illustrated more than two hundred books for children. With Candlewick, she is the author-illustrator of the picture books Don’t Want to Go! and Bobbo Goes to School and the author of the novel Hero on a Bicycle. She lives in London.
illustrator’s comments:
Clara Vulliamy began her career illustrating for newspapers and magazines, but switched to illustrating children’s books after having children of her own. She lives in England.
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