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  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780723293941
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.99

Mrs Vole the Vet: Happy Families


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A hilarious happy families picture book from Allan Ahlberg and Emma Chicester Clark

Mrs Vole the vet works day and night, helping unhappy hippos, poorly penguins and every animal in between.
Pant! Pant! Ruff!
Her children think she deserves some attention too and decide that what she really needs is a boyfriend . . .
A hilarious happy families picture book from Allan Ahlberg and Emma Chicester Clark
'Marvellous.'  Child Education

  • Pub date: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9780723293941
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as Each Pear Plum and The Jolly Postman - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex.

Emma Chichester Clark

Emma Chichester Clark is one of Britain’s best loved children’s authors and illustrators. She is the author of the immensely popular Blue Kangaroo series and many other books, and has illustrated books by Roald Dahl, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Peter Dickinson, Michael Morpurgo and, most recently, Quentin Blake.


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