Ma Moosejaw Means Business by Karen Wallace
  

Ma Moosejaw Means Business

Written by Karen Wallace
Illustrated by Helen Flook
Part of the Goosepimple Bay Sagas Series

RRP £4.99

Synopsis

Ma Moosejaw Means Business by Karen Wallace

Set in the Viking world of long boats, looting and grand adventure, The Goose Pimple Bay Sagas relate the hilarious tales of a ruling family with a difference. Book one introduces the two sons of Chief Thunderstruck and Ma Moosejaw, Spike Carbuncle and Whiff Eric. Ma Moosejaw wants to leave Goose Pimple Bay with her husband and travel north to see a white bear. But both sons are useless. Who will look after things when they are gone? There's only one thing for it: the sons must each find a bride. Whoever returns with the best one will rule Goose Pimple Bay. The other will be banished to the forest for ever...

About the Author

Karen Wallace

I was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. My childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River. It was a wonderful wild time and in many ways is the source of all of my writing. Children's writers are an eccentric bunch. Someone once said they never grow up and in many ways, this is probably true in my case.
I write books for children from five to fifteen years old. The ability to recall how you felt and what your world was like at a particular point in your childhood is something that all children's writers share. It's like pushing a rewind switch and going back in time. Many of my natural history books for children, like THINK OF AN EEL, which won awards on both sides of the Atlantic, IMAGINE YOU ARE A TIGER, or I AM A TYRANNOSAURUS REX all reflect my own sense of wonder exploring the woods and the river around me when I was a child. Years later, I wrote about this childhood in my first novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Karen Wallace
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Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

27th July 2007

ISBN

9780713679731


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