The Oxford Funny Story Book

The Oxford Funny Story Book

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A collection of more than 25 funny stories, ideal for reading alone or aloud. The volume includes folk-tales, anecdotes and narrative jokes, as well as new and favourite stories by many top children's authors. Illustrated throughout in colour, the book's contributors include authors Jan Mark, Bel Mooney, Richmal Crompton and Ian Whybrow, and artists Vince Reid, Jamie Smith and Anni Axworthy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 186 x 250 x 10mm | 358.34g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0192781847
  • 9780192781840

About Pepper

Dennis Pepper was born in Sleaford, where his parents still live, and where he regularly returns. From Carre's Grammar School and Sid Doughty's bread round he went to Leeds and Oxford Universities and then into teaching in London. He has worked in the education advisory service, has run a Curriculum Development Centre for teachers of English, and was a field officer for the now defunct Schools Council. He now runs workshops for teachers about using stories in the classroom, compiles and edits books, both for use in schools and for children to read and enjoy outside school, and writes. Dennis lives in Finchley, North London.show more