Humorous animal story with witty illustrations by well-known children's picture book artist. A chicken, a duck and a sheep are launched in the air in the basket of a hot-air balloon made by the Montgolfier brothers. The story of this maiden voyage told from the little chicken's point of view makes a uniquely funny and informative story for beginner readers.
Debbie White is a new author making her debut on the Corgi Pup list. Jonathan Allen is a well-established children's illustrator. His many publications include the popular picture books Wolf Academy and The Monster Postman (Orion) and the fiction mini-series Grandpa Turkey's Tall Tales (Orchard Books). He lives in Hertfordshire.