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The Fairy Doll and other Tales from the Dolls' House The Best of Rumer Godden Rumer Godden, Jacqueline Wilson, Jane Ray

Macmillan Children's Books
Paperback / softback 480 pages

197 x 129 x 30mm
12th Sep 2013
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`Dolls cannot tell you anything, but often their wish is as strong as telling. Have you ever felt a doll's wish?'With a foreword by Jacqueline Wilson, The Fairy Doll and other Tales from the Dolls' House is a wonderful classic edition containing some of Rumer Godden's best-loved stories, including:Miss Happiness and Miss Flower, Little Plum, The Story of Holly & Ivy, The Fairy Doll, Impunity Jane, Candy Floss and The Dolls' House.Rumer Godden's doll stories have been delighting children for years, and this collection will delight future generations for years to come.


Rumer Godden was one of Britain's most distinguished authors with many justly famous and much-loved books for both adults and children to her credit, including Black Narcissus, The Greengage Summer and The Peacock Spring. She was awarded the OBE in 1993 and died in 1998, aged ninety. Jane Ray lives in North London and has illustrated many books for children. She has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award six times, and won the Smarties Award for her book The Story of Creation. She also illustrated Rumer Godden's The Fairy Doll and other Tales from the Dolls' House. Jacqueline is one of the nation's favourite authors, and her books are loved and cherished by young readers not only in the UK but all over the world. According to a recent Mori poll, Jacqueline was voted English children favourite children's author. She has sold millions of books and in the UK alone the total stands at over 25 million!In 2002 Jacqueline was awarded the OBE for services to literacy in schools and from 2005 to 2007 she was the Children's Laureate. In 2008 she became Dame Jacqueline Wilson.

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