Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Mummy's Gold by Kristina Stephenson
  

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Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Mummy's Gold by Kristina Stephenson

Join our brave young knight Sir Charlie Stinky Socks in his bestselling super duper picture book adventure series - oh my! Sir Charlie Stinky Socks' latest quest is to return a sack of stolen Egyptian gold back to its right owner, one Elfie Corrie. Sounds simple, but Sir Charlie's adventures never are ...Join our hero and his faithful friends as their adventure leads them through the desert to a one-horse town and into a race against a not-too-friendly fellow. Can they find the missing gold of Pharaoh Aboo Rah - lost in the desert for thousands of years? A swashbuckling, funny and charming adventure from best-selling picture book author/illustrator Kristina Stephenson - an ideal read aloud story to share with little adventurers! Fans of Jonny Duddle's Jolley-Rogers series will love Sir Charlie Stinky Socks. Do you own all of Sir Charlie's adventures? Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Really Big Adventure; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Really Frightful Night; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Really Dreadful Spell; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Tale of the Terrible Secret; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Tale of Two Treasures; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Tale of the Wizard's Whisper; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Pirate's Curse; Sir Charlie Stinky Socks: The Mummy's Gold. 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. Inspired to write by her own son Charlie (who doesn't have stinky socks), she created the wonderful adventures of Sir Charlie Stinky Socks. Kristina's fabulous new series with Simon & Schuster, Molly Maybe's Monsters, is available now.

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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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Kristina Stephenson
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Author's Website

www.sircharliestinkysocks.c...

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

28th January 2016

ISBN

9781405268141


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