The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda

by Christianna Brand

The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda Synopsis

Once upon a time there was a huge family of children; and they were terribly, terribly naughty. So begins Nurse Matilda , the first of three books about the no-nonsense nanny who uses magic to rein in the mischievous children in her charge - and changes their lives for ever.

The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda Press Reviews

'Full of such inventive naughtiness - it may be better to keep these away from your children.' Emma Thompson

Book Information

ISBN: 9780747576792
Publication date: 5th November 2007
Author: Christianna Brand
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Categories: General fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Christianna Brand

Christianna Brand was born in 1909. As a child she lived with the family of her cousin, Edward Ardizzone. Christianna had many jobs until finally, in 1941, her first crime novel Death in High Heels was published, which was followed by successful crime novels and historical romance as well as children's books. She died in 1988. Edward Ardizzone was born in 1900. He illustrated for the Radio Times, exhibited his art in prestigious galleries and, in 1936, Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain was published - the first of the books. In 1956 Tim All Alone was the first book to win the Kate Greenaway ...

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