The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds by Wendy Cooling

The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds

Written by Wendy Cooling
Illustrated by Steve Cox


The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds by Wendy Cooling

The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds, edited by Wendy Cooling is essential reading for all six-year-olds!Fourteen brilliant stories from some of our best-loved authors, including Geraldine McCaughrean, Philippa Pearce and Penelope Lively. With a Martian in a supermarket, a monkey in trouble, and a magic pearl tree, there's something for everyone to discover in this special collection.Perfect for six-year-olds to share or read alone. ***With a gorgeous cover illustrated by Nick Sharratt***Wendy Cooling was educated in Norwich and then spent time travelling the world. On her return to England she trained as a teacher, and taught English in London for many years. She left teaching to work on the promotion of books and reading as Head of the Children's Book Foundation (now Booktrust), and later founded Bookstart, the national programme that helps to bring books to young readers.

About the Author

Wendy Cooling

Wendy Cooling is an eminent figure in the world of children′s books. As a freelance consultant she works with schools, publishers, libraries and the government on the promotion of literacy and love of books. Wendy was a teacher of English in London secondary schools for many years and left to head up the then Children′s Book Foundation where she initiated the Book Start project, which is now run successfully throughout the country. She is an intrepid traveller - camel fairs in India being one of her favourites. Home is in Barnet.

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144 pages


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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

28th March 1996



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