Shhh! by Sally Grindley
  

Shhh!

Written by Sally Grindley

3+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Follow the leader in this tour of the giant’s castle but be sure you go tiptoe. The giant’s asleep and must not be woken at any cost…Cleverly viewed from many angles, this is a book that draws the reader right in and the only way to end the story is to shut the book tight and go to sleep! (4+)

Synopsis

Shhh! by Sally Grindley

Shhh! You are about to enter a giant's castle. Will you get through without waking the giant? Do you dare try? This is a story based on "Jack and the Beanstalk" but physically involving reader in narrative and adventure. Can you get through the book without waking up the scary giant? What will you do if he wakes up? Why shut the book of course!

About the Author

Sally Grindley

Sally was our Guest Editor for December 2010. Click here to see her book selections.

Sally began writing in 1984 while she was working for a nationwide children's book club. She has been a full-time author since 1995 and has had over 140 books published. She won the prestigious Smarties Gold Prize in 2005 for her novel ‘Spilled Water’, and 'Shhh' won the Children's Book Award in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has also won and been shortlisted for a number of other awards. Sally is lauded for her ability to write across a wide range of subjects and for a wide range of ages – from street kids to giants and from toddlers to pre-teens.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
34 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Sally Grindley
More books by Sally Grindley

Author's Website

www.sallygrindley.co.uk/

Author's Facebook Latest

Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Childrens Division

Publication date

17th June 1999

ISBN

9780340746622

Categories


I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools