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A Summery Saturday Morning

Margaret Mahy


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    $19.79
PUBLISHED: 31st May 2010
ISBN: 9780143504528
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Let's go down to the sea this summery, Saturday morning, down the wiggly track, scattering shells and leaping logs! first the dogs chase the cat, next they chase a boy on a rattly bike - then the wild geese chase them ... Margaret Mahy's witty story, exuberantly illustrated by Selina Young, will delight readers, young and old.
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  • Paperback
    $19.79
PUBLISHED: 31st May 2010
ISBN: 9780143504528
ANNOTATION:
Let's go down to the sea this summery, Saturday morning, down the wiggly track, scattering shells and leaping logs! first the dogs chase the cat, next they chase a boy on a rattly bike - then the wild geese chase them ... Margaret Mahy's witty story, exuberantly illustrated by Selina Young, will delight readers, young and old.

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Let's go down to the sea this summery, Saturday morning, down the wiggly track, scattering shells and leaping logs! first the dogs chase the cat, next they chase a boy on a rattly bike - then the wild geese chase them ... Margaret Mahy's witty story, exuberantly illustrated by Selina Young, will delight readers, young and old.

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Let's go down to the sea this summery, Saturday morning, down the wiggly track, scattering shells and leaping logs! first the dogs chase the cat, next they chase a boy on a rattly bike - then the wild geese chase them ...Margaret Mahy's witty story, exuberantly illustrated by Selina Young, will delight readers, young and old.

Author Biography

Date- 2013-08-06 Margaret Mahy is internationally recognised as one of today's best writers for young readers, her books having been translated into all the major languages of the world. Twice winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal, she has also won the Esteher Glen Award five times and the Observer Teenage Fiction Award once. Born in a country town in New Zealand, the oldest of a family of five, with over twenty cousins in the surrounding neighbourhood, Margaret Mahy grew up with a strong sense of being part of a close family. She lives near Christchurch in New Zealand.

In 1936, the year Margaret Mahy was born, only four books for children were published in New Zealand. Mahy was influential in changing the landscape of children's literature in her homeland - one of the most prolific of authors, she penned over 100 titles. Her output includes poetry, picture books, works for older children, teenage novels, television scripts and stories for magazines and newspapers.

Mahy grew up in a close family with five brothers and sisters. Her always vivid imagination made life at school interesting rather than easy. After seeing The Jungle Book, she announced to her astonished seven-year-old classmates that she could talk to animals - 'I had to resort to talking a certain gibberish and eating leaves and drinking out of puddles to prove how close I was to the

Product Details

Author
Margaret Mahy
Publisher
Penguin Group (NZ)
Year
2010
Illustrator
Selina Young
ISBN-10
0143504525
ISBN-13
9780143504528
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Illustrations
colour illustrations
Pages
28
Publication Date
2010-09-27