Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Frightful Night by Kristina Stephenson

Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Frightful Night

Written by Kristina Stephenson
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Part of the Sir Charlie Stinky Socks Series

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Charlie is big, bold and daring but is he brave enough to rescue a damsel in distress? Find out by joining him on a really big and frightening adventure. Vibrant illustrations and fold-out flaps give the story an additional dimension that can’t fail to entrance the reader and bring them back time and time again. If you enjoyed the story of Charlie Stinky socks then why not take a sneak peek at Charlie Stinky Socks and the really big adventure.


Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Frightful Night by Kristina Stephenson

At the top of a tall, tall tower with a pointy roof something is stirring. Lightning flashes, thunder roars and something goes bump in the night. Sir Charlie Stinky Socks - honourable, feisty, tenacious and courageous - enters. But, will he be able to thwart his foes in this ghostly adventure or will he succumb to the hideous Cellar Dweller.

About the Author

Kristina Stephenson

Kristina Stephenson trained as a set and costume designer. She had a successful career in Theatre and Children’s TV until she had her children. Wanting to stay at home with them, she turned to illustration. She has illustrated many non-fiction books.

Kristina lives with her husband, who is a musician, and her son and daughter in Wiltshire.

A Day in the Life of Me

The alarm clock wakes me early – too early sometimes – but I’m glad it does – I must be up before anyone else. I need a quiet house (and the calming influence of the dawn chorus) in order to perfect my ‘master work-plan for the day’. I also need to pick a nice menu for supper, pack some sandwiches and a big bottle of water for Maddie’s geography trip and find that favourite little something for Charlie to take to school - just in case - (now where have I heard that before?).

At school I kiss the kids goodbye, remount my faithful bike and head back home. Home, which as I cycle towards it, is morphing magically into a place of work – an office. I’m clever you see: I make the beds, I wash up the breakfast things, and I hide away anything laundry-like, before I leave the house. I do it every morning, you know, so that by the time I return, the transformation has taken place. Wow!

This happens in a little room, which nestles neatly between the kitchen (which is, of course, on my return, no longer a kitchen but a place to refresh water pots and wash paint brushes) and the tiny courtyard (now bereft of all bikes bar mine), which has become a secret garden into which I look for inspiration and the occasional fairy.

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Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

2nd August 2010




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