Granny Torrelli Makes Soup

Granny Torrelli Makes Soup

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When Granny Torrelli visits her granddaughter to help her make soup, she finds a little girl rather distracted. Things are not going well with her best friend - the boy next door. And as Granny Torrelli chops and grates and boils and stirs, the little girl begins to tell her story. Funnily enough, the girl's story is very similar to Granny Torrelli's own story and, between them, they talk and cook their way to a better understanding of each other. When the final meal is prepared and everyone sits down to enjoy the soup, and pasta, life seems sweeter and easier to understand and relationships have been enriched all round.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 127 x 187.96 x 20.32mm | 272.15g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747563101
  • 9780747563105

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'Creechily upbeat and wholesome, this simple but life-affirming story will warm the cockles' Books for Keepsshow more

About Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech lives in New Jersey where she writes her beautifully crafted and brilliant novels. This is our third novel with Sharon. The first LOVE THAT DOG was a 2001 Carnegie Award highly commended title.show more

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2 7% (382)
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