The Kingfisher Book of Classic Boy Stories

The Kingfisher Book of Classic Boy Stories

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The best-loved young heroes in literature! The Kingfisher Book of Classic Boy Stories celebrates favourite boy characters in one brilliant book. Now available in paperback for the first time, this collection will appeal to a new generation of readers. The carefully chosen extracts offer the perfect introduction to characters who have delighted and inspired generations of readers. Each is perfect for reading aloud to younger children, and richly satisfying for the more confident reader to enjoy on their own.show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 195 x 260 x 14mm | 664g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753411288
  • 9780753411285
  • 1,757,470

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is the author of more than fifty books for children. He has won the Whitebread Children's Novel Award and the Smarties Book Prize and has had several of his novels adapted for film and television. A former teacher, Michael cares passionately about literature for children, and he was a driving force behind setting up the Children's Laureateship, launched in 1999. He lives in Devon where he and his wife, Clare, run the charity Farms for City Children.show more

Table of contents

Winnie-the-Pooh - A. A. Milne; Flat Stanley - Jeff Brown; Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie; Pinocchio - Carlo Collodi; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl; The Butterfly Lion - Michael Morpurgo; The Iron Man - Ted Hughes; Just William - Richmal Crompton; The Sword in the Stone - T. H. White; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C. S. Lewis; Tom's Midnight Garden - Philippa Pearce; The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling; My Side of the Mountain - Jean Craighead George; Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson; Beowulf: Dragonslayer - Rosemary Sutcliff; Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens; The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain.show more

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