Author(s): Margaret Mahy
When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair, so Dad begins to search. But, what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair! This lively, eccentric poem is a visual explosion of fun and imagination, featuring dragons, pirates, treasure, lions, elephants and many more. But, what will a troubled father win from down the back of the chair? First published 2006.
Margaret Mahy is acknowledged all over the world as one of the outstanding children's writers of today, and has published over 200 titles. Twice winner of the Carnegie Medal, several of her titles have become modern classics. Her previous books for Frances Lincoln are Simply Delicious!, Down the Dragon's Tongue and Dashing Dog! Polly Dunbar was born in Stratford upon Avon. Daughter of children's author, Joyce Dunbar, Polly first started illustrating when she was 16 and has a degree in Illustration at the University of Brighton. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was Looking After Louis, written by Lesley Ely.