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Margaret Mahy - Author

New Zealander Margaret Mahy, who sadly died in early 2012,was the first writer from outside the UK to win the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Mahy's genius with language has been demonstrated over and over again in a prolific list of titles from early picture books through to challenging teenage fiction.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Margaret Mahy

The Witch Dog
Margaret Mahy - illustrated by Sam Usher
A brand-new full colour Early Reader edition of this charming story from the award-winning author Margaret Mahy, with illustrations by Sam Usher. Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/09/2014
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Bubble Trouble Big Book
Margaret Mahy - illustrated by Polly Dunbar
This Best Picture Book Award book by best selling author Margaret Mahy and illustrator Polly Dunbar is available here in a big book format perfect for reading to groups of children. When little Mabel bows a big bubble she never...
Lovereading Price: £13.59 - Saving £3.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2013
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The Man from the Land of Fandango
Margaret Mahy - illustrated by Polly Dunbar
September 2012 Book of the Month. Award-winning Margaret Mahy's deliciously original creation cavorts across the pages of this exuberant picture book. Told in rhyming a text, the story is set in the wonderful land of Fandango where there's dancing and...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/09/2012
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Bubble Trouble
Margaret Mahy
This fabulous and ridiculous bouncing story told in a rollicking rhyme charts the adventures of a baby who gets wafted away in a bubble. Over the heads of all bibble - bobbles the baby in the bubble while everyone wonders,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2011
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Bubble Trouble
Margaret Mahy
This fabulous and ridiculous bouncing story told in a rollicking rhyme charts the adventures of a baby who gets wafted away in a bubble. Over the heads of all bibble - bobbles the baby in the bubble while everyone wonders,...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 04/09/2008
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Maddigan's Fantasia
Margaret Mahy
A work of outstanding imagination, this is a fantastic adventure set in a time not too far in the future where things are almost the same as we know them but also just a little bit different. Garland Maddigan, the...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/09/2006
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