Miss Wire's Christmas Surprise by Ian Whybrow
  

Miss Wire's Christmas Surprise

Written by Ian Whybrow
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark
Part of the I am Reading Series

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Synopsis

Miss Wire's Christmas Surprise by Ian Whybrow

It's Christmas Eve at the Hideaway Home, but 95-year-old Miss Wire is the only resident who wants to celebrate. The other old folks think that Christmas is just for children. So Miss Wire writes a letter to Santa Claus, who enlists the help of the Christmas Mice to deliver children's unwanted toys to Miss Wire and her elderly friends, who discover that Christmas fun is not just for the young. The I Am Reading series provides just the right balance of challenge and support for newly independent readers. Large, easy-to-read type, satisfying stories by top writers and cheerful full-colour pictures help children make the transition from picture books to chapter books. Each book includes a bookmark flap, tips for beginner readers and either short, numbered chapters or two short stories.

Reviews

Clark's soft and fanciful cartoons are a perfect accompaniment to Whybrow's clear and easy text. A satisfying and quirky read.

About the Author

Ian Whybrow

Ian Whybrow recently gave up his job as a teacher to become a full time writer. The most important thing to him in his writing is that it reads aloud brilliantly and that there is something in it for everyone - young and adult readers as well. He is the author of the Harry series of books and the Books for Boys Series, all published by Hodder.

Ian Whybrow is a hugely popular children's writer with over a hundred books to his name, including the bestselling Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs series. His picture books for Macmillan include The Christmas Bear and the Say Hello series.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: 5-7

Author

Ian Whybrow
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Author's Website

www.ianwhybrow.com/

Publisher

Kingfisher Books Ltd an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

1st October 2007

ISBN

9780753415061


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