By Alice Schertle, Petra Mathers
I'm a hand-me-down sweatshirt
with zipper and hood.
I'm everyone's favorite
and nonetheless taking a look good.
Clothes tackle a character all their very own during this "fashionable" poetry assortment. a colourful array of clothes are delivered to vibrant existence by means of Alice Schertle's wry poetry and Petra Mathers's exuberant solid of animal characters. From Joshua's comfortable jammies to Emily's frilly lingerie, the duds on exhibit during this completely stitched poetry assortment are as special because the critters who put on them. Giggles galore!
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Here are 8 gloriously resourceful tales for 8 pleasurable periods of bedtime examining. 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 alternative extraordinary 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 easy sufficient for the autonomous reader to savour on his or her personal. Kevin Hawkes's illustrations -- approximately 60 of them -- seize 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 miles enjoyed English author who acquired the MBE for providers fairly to Children's Literature. This yr marks the fiftieth ANNIVERSARY of her most renowned vintage children's publication, THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE, that is being celebrated with occasions at Cheltenham competition within the united kingdom and at a unique occasion in big apple in October, and with the ebook of 3 fresh variations of the publication 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 kin of writers, together with her father, Conrad Aiken (who gained a Pulitzer Prize for his poetry), and her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge.
She labored for the United countries info place of work in the course of the moment international war,and then as an editor and freelance on Argosy journal earlier than she all started writing complete time, commonly children's books and thrillers. For her books she bought the mother or father Award (1969) and the Edgar Allan Poe Award (1972).
Her preferred sequence, the "Wolves Chronicles" which started with 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase', used to be set in an intricate trade interval of heritage in a Britain during which James II was once by no means deposed within the wonderful Revolution,and so supporters of the home of Hanover consistently plot to overthrow the Stuart Kings. those books additionally function 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 by means of 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 successful 'Kingdom less than the Sea' are illustrated via Jan Pieńkowski.
Her many novels for adults contain a number of that proceed or supplement novels by means of Jane Austen. those comprise 'Mansfield Revisited' and 'Jane Fairfax'.
Aiken was once a lifelong fan of ghost tales. She set her grownup supernatural novel The Haunting Of Lamb residence at Lamb condominium in Rye (now a countrywide belief property). This ghost tale recounts in fictional shape an alleged haunting skilled by means of 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 amazing 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 chortle approximately nowadays. He's new on the town and glued dwelling along with his aunt, uncle, and their evil son Stevie, a bully who doesn't enable Jamie's wheelchair cease him from messing with Jamie up to attainable.
While Papa endure tells the cubs why they need to by no means check with 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 in regards to the privateness of a bear's physique.
First released in 1961, The remarkable 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 by way of a kinfolk buddy at his domestic within the nation. yet a miscommunication happens among the good friend and his housekeeper while he is going on a looking journey, and the animals are left on my own for a numerous hours, with a gnawing intuition that whatever has long past improper.
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