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Angela Mcallister - Author

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ANGELA MCALLISTER is the author of over 70 books for children and teens. Her books have won several awards, including the Red House Book Award for Yuck! That's Not a Monster! and the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for My Mum has X-Ray Vision. Her picture book, Leon and the Place Between has been adapted for the stage and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has collaborated with many illustrators, including Grahame Baker-Smith, Alex T. Smith, Margaret Chamberlain, Ross Collins and Peter Bailey.

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My Mum is a Superhero (NE)

My Mum is a Superhero (NE)

Author: Angela Mcallister Illustrator: Alex T. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2022

Watch out! Mums have superpowers! Milo's mum always knows what he's up to. She knows when he's using her saucepans to brew up magic spells. She knows when he's bouncing on his bed. She even knows when he's wrestling with giant sea monsters in the bath! But how does she do it? There can only be one answer: she must have X-RAY VISION! So one day Milo decides to put Mum's powers to the test... A brilliantly funny picture book from Alex T Smith, the well-known creator of Claude books and TV series A humorous, fast-paced adventure in which mum saves the day! Features an inclusive cast of characters Perfect for Mother's Day and a super fun read for all year round! Previously published as My Mum Has X-Ray Vision and My Mum is a Supermum

The Spring Rabbit An Easter tale

The Spring Rabbit An Easter tale

Author: Angela Mcallister Illustrator: Christopher Corr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2022

At the end of winter, a girl named Spring awakes from her slumber in the snow. She travels through the forest and finds a little bird that has fallen from a tree. The bird is so cold and weak that Spring can hardly hear its heartbeat, so she turns it into a rabbit with thick, soft fur so it will be warm. To show their gratitude, birds gather eggs which Rabbit collects in a beautiful basket. Spring tells Rabbit to give them to the children so that they will know Spring is here. This beautiful tale shows young children how the Easter Bunny came to be.

A World Full of Nature Stories 50 Folktales and Legends

A World Full of Nature Stories 50 Folktales and Legends

Author: Angela Mcallister Illustrator: Hannah Bess Ross Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2022

This beautiful book of stories takes readers on a journey with 50 tales, featuring themes of nature from all around the world. Sit back, get comfortable and delve into this beautifully-illustrated collection of beloved nature stories from every corner of the globe. This rich resource collects together folk tales from home and legends and myths from distant lands to commemorate the animals, plants and the changing seasons that make planet Earth so beautiful. The folktales and fables in this book will capture imaginations and take readers on a journey around the world. Learn about: The Peruvian tale of Cuniraya and the Magic Fruit, The story of how lightning began according to an ancient Khasi folk tale from India, From Ireland, the story of The Bee, the Mouse and the Beetle, The Master of the Winds in the ancient Iroquois story of The Four Winds, Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack from North American folklore, and Spain's Queen of the Flowers, who is brought to life one night by a magical fairy. Lively retellings from best-selling author Angela McAllister are brought to life withbeautiful illustrations from Hannah Bess Ross, in this nature anthology to treasure for a lifetime. For story lovers young and old this is the perfect gift for all the family and nature lovers everywhere. The World Full of... series is a collection of beautiful hardback story treasuries. Discover folktales from all around the world or be introduced to some of the world's best-loved writers with these stunning gift books, the perfection addition to any child's library. Also available from the series: A Year Full of Stories, A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories, A World Full of Dickens Stories, A World Full of Spooky Stories, A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals and A Bedtime Full of Stories.

A Bedtime Full of Stories 50 Folktales and Legends from Around the World

A Bedtime Full of Stories 50 Folktales and Legends from Around the World

Author: Angela Mcallister Illustrator: Anna Shepeta Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2021

Look forward to bedtime with this richly illustrated treasury of 50 bedtime stories from around the world, each the perfect length to read aloud. There's always time for a bedtime story, so snuggle up and get ready to drift off to the land of nod with this collection of magical tales that includes both well-known classics and lesser-known treasures from Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, North America, the Middle East and Latin America. These folktales and legends, accompanied by enchanting and dream-like illustrations, are each the perfect length for a bedtime story, and will transport children around the world as well as into fantasy lands. The Emperor's New Clothes - Denmark The Bag of Winds - Greece How Cheetah Got His Speed - South Africa The Moon Maiden - Japan The Star Hunt - New Zealand The Crow and the Daylight - North America Aladdin - Syria The Three Dreams - Guatemala Collected and retold by award-winning author Angela McAllister and beautifully illustrated by Anna Shepeta, this anthology will be treasured by story lovers both young and old. The World Full of... series is a collection of beautiful hardback story treasuries. Discover folktales from all around the world or be introduced to some of the world's best-loved writers with these stunning gift books, the perfection addition to any child's library. Also available from the series: A Year Full of Stories, A World Full of Animal Stories, A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories, A World Full of Dickens Stories, A World Full of Spooky Stories, A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals, A World Full of Journeys and A World Full of Nature Stories.

Found You, Little Wombat!

Found You, Little Wombat!

Author: Angela Mcallister Illustrator: Charles Fuge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2021

A World Full of Dickens Stories 8 best-loved classic tales retold for children

A World Full of Dickens Stories 8 best-loved classic tales retold for children

Author: Angela Mcallister Illustrator: Jannicke Hansen Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/07/2020

Uncover the stories from one of the greatest-novelists of all time in this beautiful anthology of tales from Charles Dickens, rewritten and adapted in an accessible way for children. This book introduces children to eight of Dickens' greatest works, accompanied by beautiful, colourful illustrations which breathes new life into these timeless classics. Includes favourites such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, and Great Expectations. A timeline at the back shows when each story was written, and gives facts about Dickens' life. Revisit your favourite Dickens stories and introduce his legacy to next generation of readers with this beautiful first introduction to some of the greatest stories all time. Includes: Oliver Twist The Old Curiosity Shop David Copperfield Great Expectations Hard Times A Christmas Carol Nicholas Nickleby Tale of Two Cities The World Full of... series is a collection of beautiful hardback story treasuries. Discover folktales from all around the world or be introduced to some of the world's best-loved writers with these stunning gift books, the perfection addition to any child's library. Also available from the series: A Year Full of Stories, A World Full of Animal Stories, A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories, A World Full of Spooky Stories, A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals and A Bedtime Full of Stories.

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories 12 Tales from the world's most famous playwright

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories 12 Tales from the world's most famous playwright

Author: Angela Mcallister Illustrator: Alice Lindstrom Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare, retold to be accessible for children. Get lost in Shakespeare's most loved stories with this beautiful anthology of some of the most popular stories in the world. Introduce the children in your life to a collection of the most important stories every written, collected and retold by the much-loved author Angela McAllister. Featuring classics such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello, each story is rewritten in a comprehensive way that is accessible for children. This perfectly sized anthology is stunningly illustrated by collage artist Alice Lindstrom whose incredible artwork makes these stories dance to life before your very eyes. This lavish follow-up to A Year Full of Stories and A World Full of Animal Stories is the perfect gift for book lovers young and old. The World Full of... series is a collection of beautiful hardback story treasuries. Discover folktales from all around the world or be introduced to some of the world's best-loved writers with these stunning gift books, the perfection addition to any child's library. Also available from the series: A Year Full of Stories, A World Full of Animal Stories, A World Full of Dickens Stories, A World Full of Spooky Stories, A Year Full of Celebrations and Festivals and A Bedtime Full of Stories.

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