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Out of This World by David Almond
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To herald the start of a new millennium and celebrate the best in 20th Century children's literature, here is a must-have collection, with an unworldly/magical theme. Authors and extracts included are: Roald Dahl's Matilda, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, David Almond's Skellig, Jenny Nimmo's The Owl Tree, Kaye Umansky's Pongwiffy and the Holiday of Doom, Kate Thompson's Switchers, Philip Ridley's Krindlekrax, Andrew Norris's Aquila, Robert Swindells' Nigtmare Stairs and Helen Cresswell's Snatchers. This collection celebrates the best in children's writing from long-established authors as well as newcomers. Prepare to step Out of This World and into a new millennium ...

Author Biography

Titles and authors include Children's Book Award winners: Matilda by Roald Dahl; Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling; Pongwiffy and the Holiday of Doom; The Owl Tree by Jenny Nimmo; Aquila by Andrew Norris; Nightmare Stairs by Robert Swindells. Also, extracts from Switchers by Kate Thompson, Snatchers by Helen Cresswell, Skellig by David Almond and Krindlekrax by Philip Ridley. The FCBG is the largest organisation of its kind in the UK and extremely influential. It brings together librarians, teachers, parents - anyone who has an interest in children's books - in its 45 regional branches. It annually runs the Children's Book Award - judged by 30,000 children - and six of the extracted titles in this collection are winners or have been shortlisted
Release date NZ
March 16th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd New edition
Ten b/w
Hodder Children's Books
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