The Woman Who Won Things
Written by Allan Ahlberg
Illustrated by Katharine McEwan
Part of the The Gaskitts Series
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
Award-winning Allan Ahlberg turns his hand to a first reader in this entertaining story about Mrs Gaskitt and the amazing prizes she wins. But while taxi-driving Mrs Gaskitt is busy winning prizes, something fishy is going on behind the scenes… There’s lots of surprising action in this simply written and brilliantly entertaining story.
The Woman Who Won Things by Allan Ahlberg
The second of Allan Ahlberg's mini-masterpieces for early readers. One lucky morning Mrs Gaskitt opens the post and finds she's won a prize! Next she kisses the postman! Never mind, though - the postman is Mr Gaskitt doing his very latest job. Meanwhile, Gus and Gloria get a new teacher, Mrs Plum, with silvery hair, a big smile and a huge suitcase, who's ever so helpful when things start to go missing in the classroom. And then Mrs Gaskitt finds she's won another prize! What happens next?
The Gaskitt stories are:
Praise for this series:
"These books are carefully crafted, ingenious gems ... every page a joy." The Sunday Times
"Huge fun and ideal for early readers." Independent on Sunday
About the Author
Interest Age: From 5
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