The Blue Balloon is the bestselling picture book which first introduced Kipper, created by the master storyteller, Mick Inkpen.
Mick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film.
The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot. - The GuardianKipper has touched a chord with children and parents alike. - Practical ParentingBeautifully illustrated and full of the kinds of visual surprises kids love. - What's OnYou simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper. - The Daily MailBeginner readers will be able to tackle the simple text, but it's a great story to share with all ages. - Junior