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How three unhappy kids at Nitshill School deal with Barry the bully is told quite brilliantly and with a great deal of humour too. A book not to be missed alongside some of her other titles for younger readers – Bill’s New frock, Ivan the Terrible, How to write really Badly, Saving Miss Mirabelle, The Chicken Gave it to me and Anneli the Art Hater. Many of Anne Fine’s books are ideal for reluctant readers as they tend to be quite short and also because of the great warmth and humour in her writing. Anne also writes for older readers, the most know of which is probably Madame Doubtfire. Click here to view other titles by Anne Fine.
This is a classic school story from one of our best-loved authors. Until the angel came, Penny, Mark and Marigold were bitterly unhappy. 'Fat.' 'Freak.' 'Smelly.' Barry Hunter was bullying them and everyone at Nitshill Road School knew it.
But the angel brings a clever solution. Life at school is going to be very different from now on.
|Publication date:||4th June 2007|
|Publisher:||Egmont Children's Books|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
Anne Fine was our Guest Editor in July 2011 Anne Fine is a distinguished writer for both adults and children. Her novel Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize as well as Britain’s most coveted award for children’s literature, the Carnegie Medal. She won the Carnegie Medal again for Flour Babies, which also won the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year Award. Among her many other prizes are the Smarties Prize for Bill’s New Frock, a second Whitbread Award for The Tulip Touch, a silver Nestle prize for Ivan the ...More About Anne Fine
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