Madame Badobedah by Sophie Dahl, illustrated by Lauren O'Hara (hardback 1st edition signed by Dahl)
These 1st edition hardback copies of Madame Babobedah have been signed by the author, Sophie Dahl.
Mabel lives with her parents in The Mermaid Hotel, by the sea. Mabel likes to keep an eye on the comings and goings of all the guests. Then one day a particularly in-ter-est-ing old lady comes to stay. There is something very suspicious about her, with her growly voice and her heavy trunks and her beady-eyed tortoise. And why does no one know her REAL name? There can only be one answer, Mabel decides ... this guest is a SUPERVILLAIN.
This is a timeless story celebrating friendship and imagination, from an exciting new voice in children's literature.
For readers aged 5+
'Dahl’s granddaughter makes her children’s debut with this gentle tale… “I really hate bitter books, and bitter people,” Sophie Dahl has said. There is no bitterness here, and nothing too revolting – but there is plenty of charm.' The Daily Telegraph
'...this quirky, imaginative story is a delight… Vividly illustrated, this is a witty and gently moving debut.' The Daily Mail