Winnie the Witch, 6-in-1 Collection by Valerie Thomas
  

Winnie the Witch, 6-in-1 Collection

Written by Valerie Thomas

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An absolutely delightful bind-up of the six titles that is completely perfect for reading to young children. Families all over the world have treasured Winnie since she first hit our bookshops 20 years ago. Winnie is the zaniest character ever and the stories are throroughly entertaining and brimming with a zest for life. Rest assured young children will be drawn in to the wonderful adventures of Winnie the Witch and her friends and as they grow older will delve into them on their own. Publishers Oxford have this autumn produced new editions of all the titles in the Winnie series complete with some really original and unique endpapers to each of the titles created by children from around the world. With Korky Paul’s vivid and wonderful illustrations Winnie is set to come alive to a new generation of readers and imaginations will run riot.

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Winnie the Witch, 6-in-1 Collection by Valerie Thomas

This fantastic volume includes six of Winnie and Wilbur's crazy capers. Meet them in their black house, take a hazardous ride on Winnie's broomstick, join them on a hot and sunny winter's day, find out what happens when Winnie's wand stops working, discover how much chaos a computer can cause and spend a day with them at the seaside! This collection is a must-have purchase for Winnie fans everywhere and, for those who have yet to meet everyone's favourite witch, it is a book that is guaranteed to make readers the best of friends with Winnie and her big black cat, Wilbur!

About the Author

Valerie Thomas

Valerie Thomas was born in Melbourne, Australia, and has lived there for most of her life, apart from six years spent in Europe, where she worked in England, France and Norway. She is a teacher, and has taught in primary, secondary, and special schools in Australia and England as well as lecturing in English Teaching Method in a Teachers’ College in Melbourne.

For many years she worked as an educational researcher and curriculum consultant in the area of spelling, and has written extensively on the subject. Her other main interest is travel. She has travelled to most corners of the world, and has written about her travels: the first piece of writing she had published was an account of her experience picking grapes for the champagne harvest in France.

In 1987 her phenomenally successful children’s book Winnie the Witch, illustrated by Korky Paul, was published by Oxford University Press and won the Children’s Book of the Year Award. It has since been translated into many languages around the world, and also been adapted for CD-ROM. Since then Valerie has written another eleven fabulous Winnie adventures.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Valerie Thomas
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Author's Website

www.winnie-the-witch.com/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

3rd August 2006

ISBN

9780192755049

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