Ellie and the Clown Crisis by Heather Butler


Ellie and the Clown Crisis by Heather Butler

The third Superblades fiction title. A great story about dealing with your worries, with a little help from Joseph. Ellie's got problems - Big problems! Polly is taller than everyone else. And a show-off. And a bully! And Mum and Dad keep arguing. And to top it all, Mum wants to be a Clown! Ellie is helped and comforted by seeing how Joseph copes with all the troubles life throws at him. Worry is a real problem for children, especially in the area of family breakdowns. This book could offer help and encouragement as well as being a great story for all. Collectable Superblades books. Kids will love'em

About the Author

Heather grew up in a vicarage, which meant her life was filled with a tapestry of random and interesting characters. But what influenced her most was her mum, who could create stories from thin air. Heather trained as a primary teacher and taught until her sons were born. They often brought toys and other objects to her to be included in bedtime stories. Her sons grew older, but Heather carried on creating, her first children's story book being published in 1996. She later wrote resources for teachers, was writer-in-residence at several schools and lead whole school story writing workshops across the UK. She discussed her book Helping Children Think About Bereavement (Routledge 2013) on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour just as Us Minus Mum was accepted for publication. It marks a return to writing fiction and is her first book with Little, Brown.

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66 pages
Interest Age: 8-9


Heather Butler
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Publication date

6th August 2004



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