The it Doesn't Matter Suit and Other Stories by Sylvia Plath

The it Doesn't Matter Suit and Other Stories

Written by Sylvia Plath
Part of the Faber Children's Classics Series

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Deliciously funny and touching, Sylvia Plath’s three wonderfully fresh and original stories were originally written for her own children but remain as delightful as ever. The title story, in which Max gets the very special suit he has always craved, and also Mrs Cherry’s Kitchen and The Bed Book all have a timeless appeal. The addition of David Roberts’s witty and tender illustrations adds a delightful sparkle.


The it Doesn't Matter Suit and Other Stories by Sylvia Plath

Better known for her writings for adults, Plath’s timeless collection of stories for younger children is filled with joy an wit.

Simple, sweet, and with lovely black and white illustrations from David Roberts, The It-Doesn’t-Matter Suit and Other Stories is a perfect choice for emerging readers of 5 years and up.

About the Author

Sylvia Plath (1932-63) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems, which contains her poetry written from 1956 until her death, was published in 1981 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

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96 pages


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Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber & Faber

Publication date

6th November 2014




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