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Lynne Reid Banks - Author

Lynne Reid Banks is a best-selling author for children and adults. Her classic children's novel, The Indian in the Cupboard, has sold over ten million copies worldwide and was made into a highly successful feature film.

She was born in London in 1929 and was an actress in the early 1950's; later she became one of the first women TV news reporters in Britain. Lynne has now written forty books; her first, The L-Shaped Room, was published in 1960. She lives with her husband in Dorset, England.

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The Indian in the Cupboard
Lynne Reid Banks
Lynne Reid Banks's much-loved book has all the ingredients of a perfect children's story. Nine-year old Omri is given two important gifts for his birthday: a plastic Indian figure from his friend Patrick and a metal cupboard from his brother. ...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/04/2009
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The Indian in the Cupboard
Lynne Reid Banks
This text is the first of five stories about Omri and his plastic North American Indian - Little Bull - who comes alive when Omri puts him in a cupboard. Little Bull is everything an Indian brave should be -...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2003
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