Put your hand into this pocketful of stories and you will find ...a giant with a terrible temper, shoes that walk on their own at night, a little rabbit who tells riddles, an owl who finds two strange bumps in his bed, a busy headmaster whose wish comes true ...and many other funny and exciting people and animals. You won't want to stop reading until you get right to the bottom of the pocket! A wealth of wonderful tales for 5 year olds from Pat Thomson's successful series of age-ranged anthologies.
As well as being an author and anthologist, Pat Thomson works with teachers as a lecturer and librarian - work which involves a constant search for short stories which have both quality and child-appeal. She is the compiler of many previous, successful age-ranged and subject-ranged anthologies for the Doubleday/Corgi list. She is also an Honorary Vice-PresidMore about Pat Thomson
Penny Dann is a well-known and highly talented children's illustrator, whose Secret Fairy range has sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide. She lives in Brighton.More about Penny Dann