Year 4: Hugo and the Long Red Arm by Rachel Anderson


Year 4: Hugo and the Long Red Arm by Rachel Anderson

When Hugo breaks his arm, he expects to feel bored an useless. But when his inactive arm suddenly starts to grow and develop unique reaching, grabbing and twirling powers, he finds he's constantly embroiled in mischief and adventure. In Hugo's world - which is quite like our own, but not entirely - the most ordinary things have bizarre and unusual properties and anything can happen ...and it does.

About the Author

Rachel Anderson

As well as journalism, Rachel still occasionally contributes to various journals and TV programmes. Rachel Anderson is an established Oxford author. Her special gift is to write powerfully about disability or alienation.

Rachel won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award for Paper Faces.

Rachel enjoys reading, drawing and walking. She is married and lives mainly in Cromer, Norfolk. She has four children.

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Book Info


64 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 9


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Publication date

16th August 2004



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