Harry on Holiday by Chris Powling
  

Synopsis

Harry on Holiday by Chris Powling

When Harry's parents break the devastating blow that they can't afford to go away on holiday this year, Harry is devastated, especially when he hears all his friend's plans. So, when Harry tells his friend that he's been chosen as guest Trip Tester on the television holiday programme, Dream Holidays. Trouble is, his friends need PROOF! While he's visiting his local leisure centre he meets Cass, who helps him get together all the evidence he needs. However, can he pull it off? And what happens when the show is broadcast...?

About the Author

Chris Powling was born in 1943, in south London, where he still lives. He's taught at all levels in the state school system, from infants to postgraduates, and for ten years was headteacher of a London primary school.

Throughout his career, Chris has had a rich and diverse involvement with children's books - as a critic for national journals and newspapers (including THE GUARDIAN, THE OBSERVER, BOOKS FOR KEEPS, CAROUSEL and THE TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT) and as a broadcaster for the BBC and various independent radio stations. He was the editor of BOOKS FOR KEEPS from 1989 till 1996 when it won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature, is a panel member for a national children's book club and has served on numerous prize committees. Currently, he is adult-books editor for Classic FM where he presents a monthly review on the programme Classic Newsnight.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 11

Author

Chris Powling
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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Publication date

3rd August 1998

ISBN

9780006753506


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