Playground Prairie by Tom Barber
  

Playground Prairie

Written by Tom Barber
Illustrated by Lynne Chapman

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Synopsis

Playground Prairie by Tom Barber

It's Sam's first day at school but he'd rather be out on the ranch. When playtime arrives he heads to the climbing frame (the best look-out for miles around) and won't budge. Sam's teacher, Mrs Enniver, thinks she knows how to tempt him back to the classroom. The local sheriff needs a deputy and Sam would be perfect for the job but will Sam climb down and put on the deputy badge?

About the Author

Tom Barber has had an extraordinarily varied career, having trained as a doctor and psychiatrist, he then worked in horticulture and conservation, running his own landscaping business. This led to gardening journalism, a regular column for the independent, and eventually TV presenting on Channel 4's series Garden Party. He has three children of his own and naturally has now turned his hand to writing for children! Playground Prairie is his second picture book. Lynne Chapman has worked as a freelance illustrator for fifteen years and has also lectured in Illustration and Printmaking. Her past titles include Rickety Barn (US), Giddy Goat (Spain; France; Finland; Finland) Big Bad Wolf is Good (US; Aus); A New House for Smudge, I'll be Your Friend, Smudge and Smudge's Grumpy Day (UK; US; NL), Morning to Evening (Egmont) and Funny Stories for Nine-Year-Olds (Macmillan). Playground Prairie is her second picture book for Chrysalis Children's Books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 3-6

Author

Tom Barber
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Publisher

Chrysalis Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books

Publication date

4th August 2005

ISBN

9781844584109


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