Kipper: The Blue Balloon

Mick Inkpen

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Hodder Children's Books

9781444922561
32
Synopsis

Kipper the dog has found a soggy blue balloon in the garden. At first, it seems like an ordinary balloon, but it's not. It's full of fun, magic and endless possibilities...

30 years after it was first published, The Blue Balloon is a celebrated picture book classic. It features the very first appearance of Mick Inkpen's much-loved puppy charachter, Kipper, and has delighted millions of children worldwide. This playful tale of imagination, complete with fantastic fold-out pages, is a classic to be treasured, loved and shared time and time again.

This gorgeous anniversary edition comes complete with special bonus material and is an absolute must for all Kipper fans!

In the media
This Inkpen classic features some of the best examples of fold-outs ever... although thanks to some very enthusiastic young hands our copy's mostly held together with sticky-tape now.

The Guardian (Aidan Moffat)

A delightful story with a surprise on every page

Child Care

The story is charming and the illustrations uncluttered ... an ideal book to base work around, to explore dreams and magic, and the notion that something so ordinary can become something so exciting

Child Education

The easy-to-read text with its wealth of sparkling vocabulary makes this a classic story to be treasured and read time and time again

EYE Magazine