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Cool as a Cucumber

Written by Michael Morpurgo

Illustrated by Tor Freeman

Cool as a Cucumber Synopsis

A delightful story for young readers from former Children's Laureate and author of the international phenomenon War Horse. At first Peter isn't too keen on his teacher's plan to dig a vegetable garden to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee. Then he starts to dig up some interesting things - a huge worm, a big beetle, bits of china ... and what looks like a giant cucumber but turns out to be something a lot more exciting!

Book Information

ISBN: 9781844289677
Publication date: 4th April 2005
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrator: Tor Freeman
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 64 pages

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo was 2003-2005 Children's Laureate, has written over 100 books and is the winner of many awards, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Blue Peter Award and the Red House Children's Book Award. His books are translated and read around the world and his hugely popular novel War Horse is now both a critically acclaimed stage play and a highly successful film. Michael and his wife, Clare, live in Devon. Visit Michael's website at www.michaelmorpurgo.com. Tor Freeman received a degree in Illustration from Kingston University in 1999 and went on to become a freelance ...

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