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The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow

Written by Kaye Umansky

The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow Synopsis

A comic story set in mock-Victorian times. Solomon Snow discovers, to his amazement, that he is a foundling. A silver spoon was left with him as a baby, but Pa has pawned it. Solomon leaves home in high dudgeon to seek his spoon and his real parents. He joins up with Prudence Pridy, a very bossy girl, and a very irritating child called the Infant Prodigy, who can wind any adult round her little finger. Together they reach Town and promptly meet a glorious cast of assorted larger-than-life characters including a villainous pawnbroker, kidnappers, a child farmer, an awful orphanage and a cheery chimney-sweep's boy. Solly does find his spoon eventually - but the ending takes everyone by surprise.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141316734
Publication date: 1st July 2004
Author: Kaye Umansky
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages

About Kaye Umansky

Kaye Umansky was born in Plymouth, Devon. She taught in London primary schools for twelve years, specializing in music and drama. She now lives in north London with her husband and teenage daughter. She is the author of the popular Pongwiffy books.

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