Winnie's Picture Book Collection by Valerie Thomas


Winnie's Picture Book Collection by Valerie Thomas

Winnie and Wilbur have found the perfect ingredients for six stories full of magic and mischief - a baby dragon, a birthday party, a flying carpet, a giant pumpkin, a space rocket, and even a submarine. It's no wonder Winnie is everyone's favourite character. This superb value hardback collection of stories with its sunshine-yellow cover makes a perfect present. The collection contains: Winnie's Midnight Dragon; Happy Birthday, Winnie!; Winnie's Flying Carpet; Winnie's Amazing Pumpkin; Winnie in Space; and Winnie under the Sea.


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About the Author

Valerie Thomas

Valerie Thomas was born in Melbourne, Australia, and has lived there for most of her life, apart from six years spent in Europe, where she worked in England, France and Norway. She is a teacher, and has taught in primary, secondary, and special schools in Australia and England as well as lecturing in English Teaching Method in a Teachers' College in Melbourne.

For many years she worked as an educational researcher and curriculum consultant in the area of spelling, and has written extensively on the subject. Her other main interest is travel. She has travelled to most corners of the world, and has written about her travels: the first piece of writing she had published was an account of her experience picking grapes for the champagne harvest in France. She is now trying to organise her life so that she never has to experience another Winter.

In 1987 her phenomenally successful children’s book Winnie the Witch, illustrated by Korky Paul, was published by Oxford University Press and won the Children’s Book of the Year Award. She used to live with a big black cat exactly like Wilbur.

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160 pages


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Publication date

3rd October 2013



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