Magic Mr. Edison by Andrew Melrose
  

Synopsis

Magic Mr. Edison by Andrew Melrose

When a tramcar frightens Dan's dog Charlie one evening, the chase leads them through a maze of busy Victorian New York streets to the house of Mr Thomas Edison. Dan is fascinated to discover the secrets of Mr Edison's light bulb, and dreams of a world where he'll have electric light at the pull of a simple switch. A dramatic story that recreates historical experiences and makes them memorable and relevant to the modern child's point of view.

About the Author

Andrew Melrose is a Principal Lecturer at King Alfred's University College Winchester and runs Writing for Children, a creative writing Masters Degree concentrating solely on children's literature. He has over forty book and film credits, including The Storykeepers series for ITV, two feature films and recently wrote Write for Children (Routledge, 2001). He was born in Scotland and lives in Brighton. Katja Bandlow was born in Bremen, Germany, and completed her Diploma in Children's Book Illustration at Hamburg University. She has studied illustration in London and Italy and is published in France and Germany. She lives in Hamburg, where she works part-time as a physiotherapist and children's book illustrator. This is her first book for Random House.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: from 5 to 7

Author

Andrew Melrose
More books by Andrew Melrose

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

26th September 2002

ISBN

9780099434184


It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools