Recipe for a Story by Ella Burfoot


Recipe for a Story by Ella Burfoot

Just how tricky is it to make a good story? According to this little girl, it's easy if you have the right ingredients. Break some thoughts into a cup, add your characters, sprinkle with full stops and capital letters, and glaze with happy endings. If the proof of the pudding is in the tasting, then this little girl's book should make for delicious reading! A charming introduction to the joy of writing and reading stories.

About the Author

Ella Burfoot is a talented author-illustrator who earned her degree and a distinction in her MA in Illustration from the University of Falmouth. She has published a number of picture books, including two previous titles for Macmillan: DARKNESS SLIPPED IN, which was shortlisted for the 2008 British Book Design and Production Awards and nominated for the 2009 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, and the brilliantly funny BETTY AND THE YETI. Ella lives in Dorset with her partner and two small children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st January 2015



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