Mr Skip (Paperback)Michael Morpurgo (author)
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Believing in magic makes dreams come true...
Jackie dreams of having a horse of her own, one that'll be the fastest on the estate, the fastest in all Ireland and the fastest in the world. Mum dreams of a little cottage in the country for her and Jackie to live in.
What they get is a garden gnome that Jackie finds in a rubbish skip; one she lovingly repairs and paints; a gnome she calls Mr Skip.
And Jackie soon discovers that with Mr Skip, anything is possible.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 110 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 mm
Praise for Michael Morpurgo:
"Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching." - The Guardian
"Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects." - Daily Telegraph
"There are few children's writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo." - Daily Express
"Morpurgo's gift is to make this long-ago world of danger and heartbreak accessible without ever patronising his young readers." - Sunday Mercury
"Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skillful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative"
Elizabeth Reilly - British Council
"The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers." -The Guardian.
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