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Tale of a Tail by Margaret Mahy
  

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Tale of a Tail by Margaret Mahy

Strange and exciting things are in store when Tom and his mum move to Prodigy Street one ordinary Thursday. There's a man with a magical name, a friendly dog with a powerful, waggy tail, and some remarkable surprises when anyone makes a wish. Includes more than 50 hilarious black and white illustrations by Tony Ross, who also illustrates Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry books and David Walliams' children's books, as well as his own picture books.

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Imbued with a strong sense of the fantastic and magical realism. This extremely charming story will appeal equally to boys and girls, and the writing is wonderfully complemented by Tony Ross
clever and quirky illustrations

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About the Author

Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she was indisputably one of the most popular and successful 20th-century children's authors. She won the CARNEGIE MEDAL and many other awards, and was nominated for the HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD. Margaret died in July 2012.Tony Ross is one of Britain's best-known illustrators, with nearly 50 picture books to his name which have sold more than half a million copies. He has also produced line drawings for many fiction titles. He lives in Wales.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th May 2015

Author

Margaret Mahy

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Publisher

Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Categories

Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781444010848

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