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Tale of a Tail

by Margaret Mahy

Tale of a Tail Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444012156
Publication date: 8th April 2014
Author: Margaret Mahy
Publisher: Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage),

About Margaret Mahy

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 ...

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