Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Dreadful Spell by Kristina Stephenson
  

Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Dreadful Spell

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

3+ readers   
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Read and sing along to this story of derring-do! Once upon a misty morning, from the top of a twisty-wisty beanstalk, someone was looking down on to a tall, tall tower...Magic and mischief are afoot as a dreadful spell is cast on the forest. But who can save them before the sands of time run out? Enter Sir Charlie Stinky Socks - honourable, feisty, tenacious and courageous as always. Our pungent hero must face this new foe and break the spell before he's turned to stone.

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Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Dreadful Spell by Kristina Stephenson

Once upon a misty morning, from the top of a twisty-wisty beanstalk, someone was looking down on to a tall, tall tower ...Magic and mischief are afoot as a dreadful spell is cast on the forest. But who can save them before the sands of time run out. Enter Sir Charlie Stinky Socks - honourable, feisty, tenacious and courageous as always. Our pungent hero must face this new foe and break the spell before he's turned to stone.

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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Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Kristina Stephenson
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Author's Website

www.sircharliestinkysocks.c...

Publisher

Publication date

4th October 2010

ISBN

9781405248280

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