The Kingfisher Treasury of Super Cool Stories

The Kingfisher Treasury of Super Cool Stories

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Sixteen super cool stories! This brilliant collection has been specially selected to appeal to cool kids. Featuring a host of famous, best-loved children's writers including Dick King-Smith, Penelope Lively, Ted Hughes, Laurie Lee, Jan Mark and Margaret Mahy, this book is a fantastic introduction to great writing. Each story is wittily illustrated with lively half-tone artwork by Mick Reid. From ghoulish ghosts and wonderful wizards to crazy kings and amazing animals, this gripping anthology of wacky, funny and exciting stories is sure to enthrall and entertain its readers.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 125 x 196mm | 255g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 075341256X
  • 9780753412565
  • 1,207,814

Table of contents

My Birthday - Laurie Lee; Uninvited Ghosts - Penelope Lively; How the Bee Became - Ted Hughes; The Talking Bow Tie - Morris Lurie; The One that Got Away - Jan Mark; Kate Crackernuts - Alison Lurie; The Day Grandfather Tickled a Tiger - Ruskin Bond; Henry's Canine Teeth - Beverley Cleary; When Emil Got His Head Stuck in the Soup Tureen - Astrid Lindgren; The King and the "K" - Emily Smith; When Grandma Took a Back Seat - Nancy Blishen; Moving Day (Traditional Iroquois Tale) - retold by Roger Squire; A Narrow Squeak - Dick King-Smith; A Barrel of Chicken - Robert Newton Peck; The King Who Was Fried - Edward Blishen; The House of Coloured Windows - Margaret Mahy.show more

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"Streets ahead of the competition" - Daily Telegraph "Anthologies for dipping into again and again..." The Sunday Timesshow more

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