Winter Story by Jill Barklem
  

Winter Story

Written by Jill Barklem
Illustrated by Jill Barklem

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Synopsis

Winter Story by Jill Barklem

Step into the exquisite miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book. It was the middle of winter and very, very cold. The mice of Brambly Hedge forecasted snow. And they were right. In the morning they awoke to find their doors and windows hidden behind deep drifts. There hadn't been snow like this for years. There's enough for a Snow Ball! cried the mice with glee, and set to work in the time-honoured way to make an Ice Hall for the festivities. The little mice watched wide-eyed as all the preparations were made. Then at last everything was ready, and the Ball could begin...

Reviews

...the most research-crammed fantasy ever set before small children... Sunday Times Magazine Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story and Winter Story are beautiful tales...nostalgic Mums can enjoy them with their own kids. The Sun (Natasha Harding)

About the Author

Jill Barklem was born in Epping and led a quiet childhood enjoying being close to nature. On leaving school, she studied illustration at St Martin's in London. The inspiration for Brambly Hedge appeared during Jill's daily train journey between Epping and London: shutting herself off from the outside world, she became obsessed with the way of life of a band of hedgerow mice, later to be developed as the world of Brambly Hedge. Jill still lives in Epping, Essex.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Jill Barklem
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Author's Website

www.bramblyhedge.co.uk/

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

1st October 2012

ISBN

9780007461561


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