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Ten of the Best By Edited by Wendy Cooling

Ten of the Best
by Edited by Wendy Cooling

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Ten prize-winning authors each with a brand new story based on their own schooldays. Bernard Ashley, Malorie Blackman, Berlie Doherty, Paul Jennings, Margaret Mahy, Michael Morpurgo, Jenny Nimmo, Michael Rosen, Jeremy Strong and Robert Swindells.

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Ten of the Best: School Stories with a Difference by Edited by Wendy Cooling

Ten prize-winning authors each with a brand new story based on their own schooldays. Bernard Ashley, Malorie Blackman, Berlie Doherty, Paul Jennings, Margaret Mahy, Michael Morpurgo, Jenny Nimmo, Michael Rosen, Jeremy Strong and Robert Swindells.

Brand new stories based on each author's own schooldays - sometimes funny, often poignant, always riveting. Written in each author's unique style and based on something that is common to every child in the country - SCHOOL. Authors as below:

PAUL JENNINGS
MICHAEL MORPURGO
JEREMY STRONG
BERNARD ASHLEY
ROBERT SWINDELLS
MALORIE BLACKMAN
BERLIE DOHERTY
JENNY NIMMO
MARGARET MAHY
MICHAEL ROSEN

Stories of running away from school; getting the strap for punishments; vindictive teachers; boys who tell porky-pies; the shy girl who could only talk through her puppet; getting expelled [almost]; being an evacuee; original ways of getting out of being in the school play, as well as meeting one's own true love at school! Stories that contemporary schoolchildren will relate to in sharing the triumphs and disasters of their favourite authors' schooldays.

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About Edited by Wendy Cooling


Wendy Cooling is an eminent figure in the Children's Books World. As a freelance consultant she works with schools, publishers, libraries and the government on the promotion of literacy and love of books. Wendy was a teacher of English in London secondary schools for many years and left to head up the then Children's Book Foundation where she initiated the Book Start project, which is now run successfully throughout the country. She is an intrepid traveller - camel fairs in India being one of her favourites ,but her home is in Barnet, Herts.

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GOR001027463
Ten of the Best: School Stories with a Difference by Edited by Wendy Cooling
Edited by Wendy Cooling
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2002-09-02
192
0007133391
9780007133390
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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