The Piemakers

The Piemakers

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The Rollers are the finest pie-makers in Danby Dale. So when they're asked to make a special pie for the king, the Rollers are thrown into a frenzy of excited activity. This will be their best pie ever! But wicked Uncle Crispin has different plans for the pie - plans that involve a large helping of pepper...BL This is Helen Cresswell's first book and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal BL Helen Cresswell has been twice BAFTA-nominated for her tv adaptations of such books as The Demon Headmaster and The Phoenix and the Carpet.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 124.5 x 193 x 12.7mm | 136.08g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192753061
  • 9780192753069
  • 882,198

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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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4 27% (12)
3 33% (15)
2 7% (3)
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