Worzel Gummidge

Worzel Gummidge

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Oxford University Press are proud to be publishing one of the best-known books of the past century.When Susan and John see the scarecrow in the middle of the field, he doesn't look very remarkable. But when he turns up at the cottage to warm himself by the fire, they realize this is a very special scrarecrow indeed. His name is Worzel Gummidge, and he, Susan, and John embark on a summer of wonderful adventures together. * First published in 1936, this book continued to sell well for the next fifty years. * OUP are delighted to be reissuing this book in their Modern Classics series for a new generation of readers to enjoy. * Parent and grandparents alike will remember with fondness the walking, talking scarecrow. * Twentieth Century Children's Writers says 'hilarious and singularly credible adventures ...the scarecrows have real life breathed into them'. * Perfect for reading aloud. Each chapter is a self-contained adventure to help build reading stamina. * Barbara Euphan Todd died in 1976.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 130 x 210mm | 282g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192718614
  • 9780192718617

About Barbara Euphan Todd

Barbara Euphan Todd was born in Yorkshire and began to write - or rather to make up verse - when she was only eight years old. Some years later Worzel Gummidge made his first appearance and quickly became a firm favourite. Barbara Euphan Todd died in 1976.show more

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