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

Synopsis

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

The best-selling children's picture book about one brave knight and a whole lot of adventure. 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. Enter Sir Charlie Stinky Socks - honourable, feisty, tenacious and courageous as always. Our pungent hero must face ghastly ghouls, headless ghosts and a dark danger lurking in the cellar in order to retrieve the princess's teddy bear. But will our clever hero be able to thwart his foes in this ghostly adventure or will he succumb to the hideous Cellar Dweller? A swashbuckling, funny and charming adventure from best-selling picture book author/illustrator Kristina Stephenson - an ideal read aloud story to share with your little adventurer.

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Kristina Stephenson
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Author's Website

www.sircharliestinkysocks.c...

Publisher

Publication date

27th August 2015

ISBN

9781405277693


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