The Piemakers

The Piemakers

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Arthy, Jem and Gravella Roller are the finest pie-makers in Danby Dale and are asked to make a special pie for the king, which will feed 200 people. Unfortunately, wicked Uncle Crispin, a rival pie-maker, has different plans for their pie - plans that include an extra-large helping of more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 120 x 190mm | 110g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0192750313
  • 9780192750310

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The Roller family, Arthy, Jem and Gravella, bake the finest pies in Danby Dale, so naturally they are overjoyed when they are chosen to make a pie for the king. However, jealous Uncle Crispin, also a piemaker, gives them his royal recipe, which they follow with disastrous results. This was Cresswell's first children's book and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. It is also an excellent choice to read aloud to a slightly younger age group. (7-10 yrs) (Kirkus UK)show more

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45 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 33% (15)
4 27% (12)
3 33% (15)
2 7% (3)
1 0% (0)
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