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Prosper's mountain

Author: Henrietta Branford; Chris Baker
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An old man called Felix finds a baby boy in his barn. Felix names the boy Prosper and looks after him as his own. When Prosper begins to grow wings, Felix makes him a cloak so he can hide them. "You must be careful now," said Felix. "People don't like anybody different." A drought falls on the countryside and the village people have no-one to blame, until someone sees Prosper flying. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henrietta Branford; Chris Baker
ISBN: 0091766362 9780091766368
OCLC Number: 42407137
Description: [28] pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 27 cm
Responsibility: by Henrietta Branford ; illustrated by Chris Baker.

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Fable and fairytale are combined in this story of a child's grace in the face of ignorance and prejudice. Felix finds a baby boy cracking out of a shell in his hen house and names him Prosper. But  Read more...

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