Nurse Matilda Box Set

Nurse Matilda Box Set

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Nurse Matilda, Nurse Matilda Goes to Town and Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital brought together in a complete set, for the enjoyment of all the family. This marvellous collection of stories hosts scenes of the most unimaginable and relentless bouts of mischief as the Brown children turn their minds to breaking all the rules. But when the no-nonsense nanny Nurse Matilda arrives with her very special kind of magic, things start to happen beyond everyone's wildest more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 111.8 x 162.6 x 63.5mm | 703.08g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747581258
  • 9780747581253
  • 795,234

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'Full of such inventive naughtiness - it may be better to keep these away from your children.' Emma Thompsonshow more

About Christianna Brand

Christianna Brand was born in 1909. As a child she lived with her cousin, Edward Ardizzone's, family. Christianna had many jobs until finally in 1941 her first crime novel Death in High Heels was published, which was followed by successful crime novels and historical romance as well as children's books. She died 1988. Edward Ardizzone was born in 1900. He illustrated for the Radio Times, exhibited his art in prestigious galleries and in 1936 Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain was published - the first of the 'Tim' books. In 1956 Tim All Alone was the first book to win the Kate Greenaway Award. In 1962 Christianna and Edward collaborated on an anthology of stories called Naughty Children, which featured a tale about Nurse Matilda followed by Nurse Matilda Goes to Town (in 1966) and Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital (in 1973).show more

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2,200 ratings
3.84 out of 5 stars
5 36% (802)
4 26% (570)
3 26% (574)
2 8% (183)
1 3% (71)
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