By N. D. Wilson
Twelve-year-old Henry York wakes up one evening to discover bits of plaster in his hair. knobs have damaged in the course of the wall above his mattress and considered one of them is slowly turning . . .Henry scrapes the plaster off the wall and discovers cabinets of all assorted sizes and styles. via one he can listen the sound of falling rain. via one other he sees a gleaming room–with a guy pacing from side to side! Henry quickly knows that those aren't simply cabinets, yet portals to different worlds.
100 cabinets is the 1st e-book of a brand new delusion experience, written within the most sensible world-hopping culture and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable style.
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Here are 8 gloriously inventive tales for 8 enjoyable classes of bedtime interpreting. There's a flying apple pie, a cat that's higher than an elephant, a home that lays an egg, storybook animals that jump out in their books at evening, and a wealth of different brilliant characters and ideas, all with the colourful, dreamlike caliber of some of the best fairy tales.
Joan Aiken's scrumptious prose is a pleasure to learn aloud to very younger listeners but basic adequate for the self sufficient reader to get pleasure from on his or her personal. Kevin Hawkes's illustrations -- approximately 60 of them -- catch with nice aptitude and enjoyable the mystical adventures and the triumph of the nice over the bad.
Publication Date: 1968
Number of Pages: 112
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Author identify: joan aiken (Born: 1924/09/04 / Died: 2004/01/04)
Author Description: Joan Delano Aiken was once a far enjoyed English author who bought the MBE for prone really to Children's Literature. This yr marks the fiftieth ANNIVERSARY of her most renowned vintage children's publication, THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE, that's being celebrated with occasions at Cheltenham pageant within the united kingdom and at a distinct occasion in big apple in October, and with the e-book of 3 fresh variations of the booklet and a brand new AUDIO recorded by means of her daughter Lizza.
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She was once born in Rye, East Sussex, right into a kinfolk of writers, together with her father, Conrad Aiken (who received a Pulitzer Prize for his poetry), and her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge.
She labored for the United countries info workplace in the course of the moment global war,and then as an editor and freelance on Argosy journal sooner than she begun writing complete time, ordinarily children's books and thrillers. For her books she obtained the mother or father Award (1969) and the Edgar Allan Poe Award (1972).
Her hottest sequence, the "Wolves Chronicles" which begun with 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase', used to be set in an problematic exchange interval of historical past in a Britain within which James II was once by no means deposed within the excellent Revolution,and so supporters of the home of Hanover constantly plot to overthrow the Stuart Kings. those books additionally characteristic cockney urchin heroine Dido Twite and her adventures and travels everywhere in the world.
Another sequence of children's books approximately Arabel and her raven Mortimer are illustrated via Quentin Blake, and feature been proven at the BBC as Jackanory and drama sequence. Others together with the a lot enjoyed 'Necklace of Raindrops' and award profitable 'Kingdom below the Sea' are illustrated via Jan Pieńkowski.
Her many novels for adults contain numerous that proceed or supplement novels by way of Jane Austen. those comprise 'Mansfield Revisited' and 'Jane Fairfax'.
Aiken used to be a lifelong fan of ghost tales. She set her grownup supernatural novel The Haunting Of Lamb condo at Lamb apartment in Rye (now a countrywide belief property). This ghost tale recounts in fictional shape an alleged haunting skilled through former citizens of the home, Henry James and E. F. Benson, either one of whom additionally wrote ghost tales. Aiken's father, Conrad Aiken, additionally authored a small variety of impressive ghost stories.
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Jamie Grimm is a center schooler on a undertaking: he desires to develop into the world's maximum standup comedian--even if he doesn't have much to giggle approximately nowadays. He's new on the town and fixed residing together with his aunt, uncle, and their evil son Stevie, a bully who doesn't permit Jamie's wheelchair cease him from messing with Jamie up to attainable.
While Papa undergo tells the cubs why they need to by no means seek advice from strangers, Sister starts off to view all strangers as evil till Mama brings a few logic to the matter. "The Bears' principles for secure behavior between strangers are indexed at the final pages, together with a rule concerning the privateness of a bear's physique.
First released in 1961, The fantastic trip tells the tale of 3 pets: a tender Labrador retriever, an previous bull terrier, and a Siamese cat. whereas their vendors are away in England, they're being cared for via a family members buddy at his domestic within the kingdom. yet a miscommunication happens among the buddy and his housekeeper whilst he is going on a searching journey, and the animals are left by myself for a numerous hours, with a gnawing intuition that anything has long gone incorrect.
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