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The Kingfisher treasury of five-minute stories

Author: Fiona Waters; John Lawrence
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Kingfisher, [2004] ©2000
Series: Kingfisher treasury series, 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than 20 stories from today's authors to be read aloud or read by children.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Waters; John Lawrence
ISBN: 0753457261 9780753457269
OCLC Number: 56392975
Notes: First published in 2000.
Target Audience: Ages 5-8.
Description: 150 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Hetty / Anne Fine --
The strange eggs / Margaret Mahy --
The town mouse and the country mouse / Aesop, retold by Fiona Waters --
The glass cupboard / Terry Jones --
A blind man catches a bird / Alexander McCall Smith --
The bear who liked hugging people / Ruth Ainsworth --
Zap! / Dick King-Smith --
The man who didn't wash his dishes / Phyllis Krasilovsky --
The woman who grew butterflies / Wendy Eyton --
The soup stone / Leila Berg --
The thirteen cats / Daphne Lister --
Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving, retold by Fiona Waters --
Happy birthday, Nana Barbara! / Pippa Goodhart --
Keeping warmth in a bag, a Native American tale / retold by Fiona Waters --
Eggs / Joan Aiken --
Brer Rabbit to the rescue / Julius Lester --
Milly-Molly-Mandy goes blackberrying / Joyce Lankester Brisley --
Ally Bally and the magic bag / Tony Mitton --
There's no such thing as a fairy ... / Simon Puttock --
The hunted hare, and English folktale / retold by Ethel Johnston Phelps --
What's the time, Rory Wolf? / Gillian mcClure --
How the camel got his hump / Rudyard Kipling.
Series Title: Kingfisher treasury series, 22.
Other Titles: Five-minute stories
Responsibility: chosen by Fiona Waters ; illustrated by John Lawrence.
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