The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories

Author: Wendy Cooling

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241380421

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories is essential Christmas-time reading including classics from all eras. A new collection of Christmas stories, from traditional to real life, humour and most importantly, plenty of the magic of Christmas. Writers range from Charles Dickens to Gillian Cross and Malorie Blackman. Wendy Cooling, a former teacher and Head of the Children's Book Foundation (now Book Trust), works as a freelance book consultant, reviewer and editor. She recently put together the successful millennium collection, CENTURIES OF STORIES. Wendy livesin Hertfordshire.

The Puffin Book of Classic Children's Stories

Author: Humphrey Carpenter

Publisher: Puffin HC

ISBN: 9780140368154

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 416

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This anthology introduces children to the children's classics from Anne of Green Gables to a Christmas Carol, offering them an opportunity to use the extracts as a guide to which classics they would enjoy. The book is organised thematically with an introduction by the editor to each section.

The Puffin Book of Bedtime Stories

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9352141210

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 184

View: 7276


Introducing a host of wonderful characters who will make bedtime fun for the whole family! Meet Jaya and her shell-ship; Meena with her huffy-puffy chapattis; Thangi and her friend the sun; the flying house; the wandering elephant; the helpful yeti and a host of other delightful characters. Travel around the world and to faraway galaxies, learn how to tie new kinds of turbans and hear about the antics of the talking furniture in this gorgeously illustrated and wonderfully imaginative collection of stories from India.

Christmas with the Chrystals & Other Stories

Author: Noel Streatfeild

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141377747

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Christmas with the Chrystals is a gorgeous short story about how an influx of cheery young cousins at Christmas warms the heart of a haughty grandmother and lights up her chilly home. This very special Yuletide story is accompanied by several Streatfeild Christmas extracts from her many children's novels, including an (almost) never-before-seen sequel chapter to her bestseller Ballet Shoes. There are also recollections of the author's own childhood Christmases (taken from the Noel Streatfeild Christmas Holiday Book).

Children's Fiction Sourcebook

A Survey of Children's Books for 6-13 Year Olds

Author: Margaret Hobson,Jennifer Madden,Ray Prytherch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429867530

Category: Social Science

Page: 285

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First published in 1992, this Sourcebook is a basic working tool for all those concerned with children’s reading. It will help librarians and teachers to select a comprehensive stock of children’s’ fiction for their institutions.The authors in the sourcebook have been selected on the grounds of importance, popularity and current availability. Author entries are arranged in alphabetical order and indexes provided by title, series, age-range and genre. Each entry consists of some background information, and evaluative comment on style of the book, a list of the authors books with publisher, date and price, and literary agent where applicable. There is a suggestion of similar authors, sequels, related series and reader age range.

The Puffin Book of Twentieth-century Children's Stories

Author: Judith Elkin

Publisher: Viking Books


Category: Children's literature

Page: 524

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Seventy-three extracts from books published between 1902 and 1989 for children ages eight to fourteen reflect the best writing from England, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. Includes biographical notes on all the authors.

The Supernatural Index

A Listing of Fantasy, Supernatural, Occult, Weird, and Horror Anthologies

Author: Michael Ashley,Mike Ashley,William Contento

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313240300

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 933

View: 8977


Indexes story collections by editor, book title, author, and story title


Author: Jan Pienkowski

Publisher: Penguin Books Limited

ISBN: 9780140506464

Category: Bible stories, English

Page: 32

View: 5527


Uses the words of the Gospels of Luke and Matthew to present the story of the birth of Jesus.

The Puffin Book of Funny Stories

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin Global

ISBN: 9780143335177

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 199

View: 5101


A collection of humorous children's stories by Indian authors includes pieces by Ruskin Bond, R.K. Narayan, Satyajit Ray, and Ranjit Lal.