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Sandi Toksvig

  • 5 stars across 15 books
    Following a first-class degree from Cambridge, Sandi Toksvig went into the theatre, where she both wrote and performed before becoming one of the founder members of the Comedy Store Players. She is well known for her television and radio work, as a presenter, writer and actor. She has written four books for children including Unusual Day, published by Young Corgi in 1996.
    6th July 2006

    Hitler's Canary

    1940. Copenagen, Denmark. The German troops have invaded. A must-read account of immense courage during the... More

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    7th April 1997

    Unusual Day

    When Jessica brings her granny into school for 'Unusual Day' Miss Johnson thinks she's got muddled up with 'Family Day'.... More

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    2nd September 1999

    Super-Saver Mouse

    Boris is a 'tube' mouse - he lives in the underground railway in London. His best friends are his cousin, Kicker, and... More

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    15th July 2013

    Super-Saver Mouse To The Rescue

    Boris is a mouse who lives on the London Underground. He shares his station with wise grandfather Garibaldi, his swagger... More

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    25th August 2016

    A Slice of the Moon

    Because of the potato me and my family left our home and travelled 6,000 miles to find a new life . . . Slim Ha... More

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    22nd April 2014

    The Troublesome Tooth Fairy: Colour First Reader

    She was a hopeless tooth fairy. A troublesome trainee tooth fairy...When Jessica loses her first tooth, Granny tells her... More

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    5th June 2008

    The Littlest Viking

    When Amber, the littlest Viking, set out from Scandinavia to seek her fortune she must have got lost on her way! Now s... More

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    3rd September 2009

    Girls Are Best

    It has never been more important to remember the girls and women who were written out of history. Just because we don'... More

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    29th August 2017

    The End of the Sky

    11-year-old Slim Hannigan and her family left their home in Ireland to travel to America - in search of a better life. I... More

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    29th May 2008

    Sandi Toksvig's Guide to France

    How much cheese does the average French person eat each year? What do you do if someone gives you la bise? How many elep... More

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