Encore Grace by Mary Hoffman
  

Encore Grace

Written by Mary Hoffman

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Eight new stories about Grace and her friends: delightfully realistic they capture the details of a small group of friends whose lives revolve around the time at school – including standing up to bullies - and the complications with their families at home which they get through by supporting each other. Grace is a great character and her relationships with her very special Nana makes all these stories especially warm hearted.

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Encore Grace by Mary Hoffman

Here are eight more stories of Grace, the popular character from "Amazing Grace" and "Starring Grace". Grace finds that her family is changing and so is her group of friends. There's a new girl who puts Grace's nose out of joint, a production of Sleeping Beauty that aims to be very different, a school bully to contend with, and goodbyes to be said to a friend who moves away. Grace has to adapt to a new member of the family, and learns how it feels to lose someone. And as always, when things change for Grace, she turns to stories for inspiration.

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[These] eight stories about Grace and her friends are delightful. Their interactions are set against a bigger picture about the importance of sticking together when there are bullies about, and supporting each other through family complications. Grace's relationship with her very special Nana makes all these stories especially warm-hearted -- Dina Rabinovitch Guardian An inviting bridge to cross from the picture books ... good-hearted, refreshingly delightful pieces School Librarian

About the Author

Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written over 100 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, and its sequels has sold over 1.5 million copies. As well as the successful Stravaganza sequence of teenage novels, translated into over thirty languages, The Great Big Books series of information books for younger readers, illustrated by Ros Asquith has done very well. The first, The Great Big Book of Families, won the inaugural SLA Information Book Award in the under 7s category.

Mary loves to write historical fiction and her books for Bloomsbury - The Falconer’s Knot, Troubadour and David - have been followed by Shakespeare’s Ghost and now The Ravenmaster’s Boy. She runs a widely-read blog called The History Girls: http://the-history-girls.blogspot.com

Mary is an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association (CILIP) and lives in Oxfordshire.

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Format

Paperback
112 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Mary Hoffman
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Author's Website

www.maryhoffman.co.uk

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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Publishers

Publication date

1st April 2006

ISBN

9781845070335

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