The Strongest Girl In The World by Sally Gardner
  

The Strongest Girl In The World

Written by Sally Gardner
Part of the Magical Children Series

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What happens when a small girl finds she can lift something as big as a bus? A whole lot of adventure is the answer. The first of an enchanting series about children empowered by magical gifts. A story of enormous charm, with a tiny, modest and sensible heroine.

Synopsis

The Strongest Girl In The World by Sally Gardner

Josie, eight and three quarters, becomes famous when she wakes up and finds she can lift a bus with no trouble at all. Mr Two Suit sweeps in with a contract and swoops the whole family off to New York. This story tells how Josie copes with fame and fortune, and with the loss of it when she wakes up one day to find she can't do her trick any more.

About the Author

Sally Gardner

Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist from London. Her books have been translated into 22 languages and have sold more than one million copies in the UK.

Her historical novel for older readers, I, Coriander, won the Smarties Children's Book Prize in 2005. Two thrillers both set at the time of the French Revolution, The Red Necklace and The Silver Blade, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in 2009, followed. Actor Dominic West (The Wire) has bought the film rights to both titles.

Her YA novel, The Double Shadow, was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. Sally Gardner's stories for middle readers include Lucy Willow and the popular Magical Children series of six titles: The Strongest Girl in the World, The Invisible Boy, The Boy with Magic Numbers, The Smallest Girl in the World, The Boy with the Lightning Feet, and The Boy who could Fly, which are also available as audio books. She has also written and illustrated picture books including The Fairy Catalogue, The Glass Heart, The Book of Princesses and Playtime Rhymes. Sally Gardner continues to be an avid spokesperson for dyslexia, working to change the way it is perceived by society. She is dyslexic and argues that it is not a disability, but a gift.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 5 To 7

Author

Sally Gardner
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Author's Website

www.sallygardner.net/

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

1st July 1999

ISBN

9781858816494

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