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Newspaper Boy and Origami Girl

Written by Michael Foreman

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LoveReading View on Newspaper Boy and Origami Girl

This wonderful fantasy tells how a group of mean-minded bullies are seen off by the feisty Origami Girl. When bullies try to steal Joey’s money from selling newspapers they find themselves in for a shock. Suddenly, Joey’s bag whisks into the air and his newspapers are transformed into the remarkable Origami Girl. Wonderfully original and exciting adventures follow as the two follow the bullies and win justice for Joey.

Newspaper Boy and Origami Girl Synopsis

When a group of bullies steal a poor newspaper boy's money, his bag suddenly flies into the air and the newspapers transform into Origami Girl. Joey is whisked away on away on a hair-raising chase with his new superhero friend in order to confront the bullies!

Newspaper Boy and Origami Girl Press Reviews

The illustrations are wonderful. The Bookseller

We all sometimes long for an imaginary friend to come to our aid ... Foreman's charming watercolours capture that longing so well. Glasgow Herald

Hooray, another book by Michael Foreman - one can never get enough of them! Origami girl is an ingenious idea The School Librarian


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ISBN: 9781849395199
Publication date: 03/10/2013
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781849394512
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849395199
Publication date: 3rd October 2013
Author: Michael Foreman
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers

About Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman was our Guest Editor in March 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938, and studied at Lowestoft School of Art, St Martin’s, London, and the Royal College of Art, where he won a scholarship to the USA in 1963. He has worked as an Art Director at Playboy and King magazines and still works as Art Editor of the literary journal Ambit. He has also made animated films in Scandinavia and for the BBC. His first book, The General, (a picture book published in 1961), dealt ...

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