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Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf By Marjorie-Ann Watts

Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf by Marjorie-Ann Watts

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Summary

Drawing occasionally on well-known fairy tales, this book includes twelve stories written for the author's daughter, who was scared of the wolf under the bed.

Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf Summary

Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf by Marjorie-Ann Watts

Twelve stories written for the author's daughter, who was scared of the wolf under the bed! Drawing occasionally on well-known fairy tales, and skillfully blending fantasy and reality, these stories are bursting with humour, originality and charm. And Polly, not scared at all, outwits the wolf on each and every occasion!
With the original illustrations by Marjorie-Ann Watts.

Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf Reviews

All the wolf wants to do is eat a little girl, but he has chosen one very clever girl, and he is unfortunately one very stupid wolf! A charming, classic tale. * Waterstones Guide for Kids' Books *

About Marjorie-Ann Watts

Catherine Storr (1913-2001) was an English children's writer, best known for her novel Marianne Dreams and for the Clever Polly series. She was born in London, and attended St Paul's Girls' School, and went on to study English literature at Newnham College, Cambridge. She tried unsuccessfully to become a novelist but without giving up this ambition she studied medicine, qualifying as a doctor in 1944. She worked at the Middlesex Hospital. Afterwards, while regularly producing new children's books, she also worked as an editorial assistant for Penguin Books, from 1966 to the early seventies. She married in 1942 and had had three daughters. She divorced in 1970 and remarried the economist Lord Balogh (1905-1985). Catherine Storr (1913-2001) was an English children's writer, best known for her novel Marianne Dreams and for the Clever Polly series. She was born in London, and attended St Paul's Girls' School, and went on to study English literature at Newnham College, Cambridge. She tried unsuccessfully to become a novelist but without giving up this ambition she studied medicine, qualifying as a doctor in 1944. She worked at the Middlesex Hospital. Afterwards, while regularly producing new children's books, she also worked as an editorial assistant for Penguin Books, from 1966 to the early seventies. She married in 1942 and in 1944 had the first of her three daughters. She divorced in 1970 and remarried the economist Lord Balogh (1905-1985).

Additional information

GOR006821053
9780141360232
0141360232
Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf by Marjorie-Ann Watts
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2015-07-02
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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