Green Smoke by Rosemary Manning
  

Green Smoke

Written by Rosemary Manning

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A touching and magical adventure story, Green Smoke tells how Susan meets a very special dragon while on her summer holiday in Cornwall. R. Dragon is 1,500 years old. He’s green and scaly and has two golden-yellow horns but he’s not in the least scary. Together Susan and R. Dragon enjoy an enchanted holiday taking tea with a mermaid and indulging the dragon’s love of almond buns.

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Synopsis

Green Smoke by Rosemary Manning

Constantine Bay was the best place in the world for a holiday, Susan thought. She loved scrambling over the rocks and exploring the tiny, secret coves. It was in one of them that she made an amazing discovery discovery

Reviews

'A lovely book.' Amanda Craig

'A wholly engaging and beautifully realized story.' School Librarian

About the Author

Rosemary Manning wrote for both adults and children. A teacher, she was for many years the headmistress of a girl’s school in North London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
148 pages
Interest Age: 5 - 9

Author

Rosemary Manning
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Publisher

Jane Nissen Books

Publication date

25th April 2008

ISBN

9781903252291

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Publisher Profile

Jane Nissen Books is an imprint of Jane Nissen Books

logo Upon retirement from Penguin in 2001, and with the belief that children of the 21st Century should have access to some of the best-loved books of the 20th Century, many of which have gone out of print over the years, Jane Nissen set up her own publishing company with the sole purpose of bringing lost children's classics back into print. In 2007, Jane was granted the Eleanor Farjeon Award for distinguished service to the world of British children's books.

Publisher's Website

www.janenissenbooks.co.uk/


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