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The Adventures Of Alfie Onion

The Adventures Of Alfie Onion

by Vivian French and Marta Kissi

Paperback / softback Age range: 9+ years old Publication Date: 01/07/2016

RRP  $17.75 $17.50

A stand-alone comic adventure for younger readers by sublime storyteller Vivian French, with pictures by a talented new illustrator and animator, Marta Kissi.

Alfie Onion has just set off on a great adventure...but only to carry his brother's luggage. It's his elder brother, Magnifico Onion, who's destined to win their family a Happily Ever After.

But when it turns out Magnifico isn't half the hero he's cracked up to be, it falls to Alfie to save the day - with a little help from his loyal dog, a talking horse and a couple of meddling magpies.

  • A fresh new take on the fairy tale genre, this is the funny, uplifting story of an underdog winning the day. 
  • Hilarious new adventure by Vivian French, a well-loved and very popular author. 
  • With lots of charming black and white pictures by Marta Kissi, an exciting and talented young illustrator.
ISBN:
9781406363104
9781406363104
Category:
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Age range:
9+ years old
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-07-2016
Publisher:
Walker Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
192
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x13mm
Weight:
0.16kg
Vivian French

Vivian French is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written more than 250 books during the course of her career, including Caterpillar, Butterfly, The Tales from the Five Kingdoms series and Yucky Worms.

Her recent work includes the critically acclaimed picture book The Most Wonderful Thing in the World and junior fiction The Adventures of Alfie Onion, The Cherry Pie Princess and The Witches' Midnight Feast.

Vivian teaches on the illustration course at Edinburgh School of Art, and helped to found the mentoring scheme Picture Hooks for aspiring young illustrators. She lives in Edinburgh

Marta Kissi

Marta Kissi is a London based illustrator who was born in Warsaw. She studied BA Illustration & Animation at Kingston University and MA Communication Art & Design at the Royal College of Art.

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