Short!

Short! : A Book of Very Short Stories

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Award-winning author, Kevin Crossley-Holland, presents a collection of stories where even the longest story is very short- none longer than two pages. A wonderful mix of the best short stories. Some are old, some are new, some are scary, some are funny, but all the stories in this book will make you think. There are stories about ghosts, supermarkets, animals, adventures, and more. Children will discover fun, quick reads in this enjoyable collection.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 130 x 210mm | 226g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0192781472
  • 9780192781475

Author information

Kevin Crossley-Holland is a poet, historical novelist for children, and authority on traditional tale who has presented many BBC radio programs and is a frequent speaker at schools and libraries. He is the President of the School Library Association, an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, a patron of the Society of Storytelling, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His Arthur trilogy was translated into 25 languages, and has sold well over one million copies worldwide.show more

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40 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
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4 12% (5)
3 30% (12)
2 12% (5)
1 2% (1)
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