A Sackful Of Stories For 8 Year-Olds

A Sackful Of Stories For 8 Year-Olds

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Delve into this sack of stories and you will find ... a Martian wearing Granny's jumper, that well-known comic fairy-tale pair Handsel and Gristle, a unicorn, a leprechaun, a princess who is a pig, and many other strange and exciting characters. You won't want to stop reading until you get right to the bottom of the sack! A carefully chosen selection of stories for 8 year olds from Pat Thomson's successful anthology rangeshow more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 120 x 198 x 16mm | 117.93g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552527300
  • 9780552527309

About Pat Thomson

As well as being an author and anthologist, Pat Thomson works with teachers as a lecturer and librarian - work which involves a constant search for short stories which have both quality and child-appeal. She is the compiler of many previous, successful age-ranged and subject-ranged anthologies for the Doubleday/Corgi list. She is also an Honorary Vice-President of the Federation of Children's Book Groups. She is married with two grown-up children. Author lives: Northamptonshireshow more

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"Good, sound, serviceable and satisfying" * The Sunday Times * "There are thirteen stories to a sackful and each and every one is a tried-and-tested cracker" * Sunday Telegraph * "Will stimulate even the most reluctant reader" * Junior Education * "Good-value, high-class anthology whose appeal should last well beyond the ninth birthday" * Independent on Sunday * "The tales in these compilations will be enjoyed by children of all ages" * TES *show more

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"Good, sound, serviceable and satisfying"show more

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Delve into this sack of stories and you will find ... a Martian wearing Granny's jumper, that well-known comic fairy-tale pair Handsel and Gristle, a unicorn, a leprechaun, a princess who is a pig, and many other strange and exciting characters. You won't want to stop reading until you get right to the bottom of the sack!show more

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