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Anne Fine - Author

About the Author

Fly in the Ointment is Anne Fine's seventh novel. Her first was the critically acclaimed The Killjoy, which was runner up for the David Higham Prize for Fiction. Taking the Devil's Advice and Telling Liddy have both been adapted for radio. The Observer referred to her novel In Cold Domain as ‘a glorious tirade against the grind of motherhood’ and the Evening Standard described All Bones and Lies as ‘splendid, clever, cruel and funny ’. Anne Fine’s work has been translated into over thirty languages. She has two grown up daughters and lives in County Durham.

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Roll Over Roly

Roll Over Roly

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/03/2017

Roll Over Roly

Roll Over Roly

Author: Anne Fine Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/03/2017

Loudmouth Louis

Loudmouth Louis

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/02/2017

Loudmouth Louis

Loudmouth Louis

Author: Anne Fine Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/02/2017

Jamie and Angus Together

Jamie and Angus Together

Author: Anne Fine Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/01/2017

Jamie and Angus Together

Jamie and Angus Together

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/01/2017

Jennifer's Diary & The Worst Child I Ever Had

Jennifer's Diary & The Worst Child I Ever Had

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/12/2016

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Author: Anne Fine Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/11/2016

Ivan the Terrible

Ivan the Terrible

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/11/2016

Flour Babies

Flour Babies

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/10/2016

Tales from Weird Street

Tales from Weird Street

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2016

The children of Weir(d) Street are lazing about one sunny day when they challenge each other to tell stories of all the odd goings-on in their neighbourhood. A grandfather's guilt at the long-ago death of his twin brother, a young waiter whose rude customers get more than they bargain for, and a hard-working boy who finds himself blessed by a golden-haired stranger - the Weird Street tales are full of drama and suspense! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Sixteen Sisters

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Sixteen Sisters

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2016

Three classic English fairy tales from the collection of Joseph Jacobs, beautifully retold and illustrated. Twelve princesses share a love of dancing, to their father's despair. Will anyone be able to uncover their secret night-time escapades? Sisters may be related, but they certainly aren't always alike; Drusilla and Isidora are like chalk and cheese, and receive very different enchantments in the story Diamonds and Toads. Snow White and Rose Red tells of two sisters whose beloved bear turns out to be something quite different ... TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Bill's New Frock & The Country Pancake

Bill's New Frock & The Country Pancake

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/05/2016

Goggle Eyes

Goggle Eyes

Author: Anne Fine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/05/2016

Friday Surprise

Friday Surprise

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A surprising and entertaining story from former children's laureate and multi-award winner Anne Fine, perfect for children learning to read. Bryce is fed up with tests. So far this week he's had a spelling test, a swimming test, and even a test on his bike. So, on Friday, Bryce decides to surprise the adults with his own test. What happens when Bryce turns the tables on all the adults? The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. Varied sentences Detailed illustrations to enjoy Chapters Interesting characters and themes A rich range of vocabulary More complex storylines to stretch confident readers All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Gold.

Press Play

Press Play

Author: Anne Fine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

An entertaining story from former children's laureate Anne Fine, perfect for children learning to read. Nicky, Tasha and Joe's mum leaves for work early one day and she leaves instructions for them on a cassette-player - all they have to do is press play! Nicky and Tasha must get themselves ready for school and get baby Joe ready for playgroup without waking Dad! They have to get dressed, make porridge for breakfast and find Joe's toy rabbit. Then they have to creep into Dad's bedroom and set the alarm clock for him. But it is very hard to get ready quietly, especially when your baby brother is crying for his toy rabbit! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. Varied sentences Detailed illustrations to enjoy Chapters Interesting characters and themes A rich range of vocabulary More complex storylines to stretch confident readers All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.

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