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Sandi Toksvig

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 Second World ... MoreHitler's Canary

(3 reviews) Review
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'.... MoreUnusual Day

(2 reviews) Review
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 H... MoreSuper-Saver Mouse

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreSuper-Saver Mouse To The Rescue

(1 review) Review
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't ... MoreGirls Are Best

(1 review) Review
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 Hannigan and... MoreA Slice of the Moon

(1 review) Review
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... MoreThe Troublesome Tooth Fairy: Colour First Reader

(0 reviews) Review
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 she... MoreThe Littlest Viking

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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... MoreThe End of the Sky

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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... MoreSandi Toksvig's Guide to France

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