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The Goffins: Bubbies and Baubles

Written by Jeanne Willis

Part of the The Goffins Series

Adventure Stories Featured Books for 7+ readers

LoveReading View on The Goffins: Bubbies and Baubles

An appealing story with memorable characters, which celebrates the importance of family and friendship. Even when times appear to be tough, the bonds of friendship endure. From the author of the 2007 Red House Award-winning Who's in the Loo? this story encourages children to take an interest in their own family history. The illustrations bring the story to life, perfectly capturing the weird but wonderful world of the Goffins.

The Goffins: Bubbies and Baubles Synopsis

It's Christmas time and there's a new arrival in the Goffins family. George has got used to having Goffins around - the small strange people who live in his grandma's attic. So when he learns that a new arrival in Lofty and Eave's family might mean that they leave the attic, he finds it hard to get into the Christmas spirit and not to be jealous of Eave's baby sister. However, as the snow begins to fall, he sets his mind to finding the Goffins a new place to live. In the adventures that ensue, George learns more about his family history and more about himself, and it becomes clear that his Christmas might not be as lonely as he first thought.

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ISBN: 9781406328820
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406328820
Publication date: 6th September 2012
Author: Jeanne Willis
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories

About Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis is an award-winning children's author and scriptwriter. She had her first picture book published by Andersen Press at the age of 21, and since then she has won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize (Tadpole's Promise), the Nasen Special Needs Award (Susan Laughs), the Sheffield Children's Book Award (Who’s in The Loo) and the Red House Children's Book Award (Bottoms Up). Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband. Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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