The Winter of Magical Letters by Elizabeth Dye


The Winter of Magical Letters by Elizabeth Dye

Sam is not only the smallest boy in his class, he is skinny, has red hair and struggles with school work. He has a very strange home life, living part of the time with his rather batty grandma, and part of the time with his morose and sad dad. He puts up with bullying from Toughie Wilson and his mates because he doesn't know what else to do. But when he starts finding strange scraps of shiny paper inscribed with meaningless letters, the adventures he goes through give him the courage to beat Toughie at his own game. If you remember your chemistry lessons, you might realise before Sam does that the letters are not 'magical' in quite the way he things they are. This is a celebration of science.

About the Author

Elizabeth Dye, a biologist and author of 'The Peach Tree Battle' has had an enduring interest in the natural world and plant life in particular. She retired a few years ago to pursue her many interests that include painting, writing and lively support for the local church. Her grandchildren offer advice and encouragement about the stories she writes.

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160 pages


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Publication date

20th July 2009



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