Very Different and Other Stories

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Egmont Children's, 2001 - Children's stories, English - 153 pages
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Anne Fine's extraordinary talent as a storyteller is wonderfully displayed in this new collection of nine short stories. The stories cover everything from romance to philosophy, with ghostly apparitions and crocheting footballers.

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The apartment we stayed in while away had a book exchange scheme and I couldn't resist grabbing 'Very Different' by Anne Fine - partly because this is a lady I've heard a lot about but, until now, had ... Read full review

Contents

The Gnomecoming Party
1
Very Different
15
Fabric Crafts
29
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Anne Fine was the second Children's Laureate in Britain between 2001 and 2003. She is a two time winner of the Carnegie Medal, Britain's most coveted children's literature award, and has also won the Guardian Children's Literature Award, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award twice, and a Smarties Prize. She also won the Publishing News Children's Author of the Year Award in 1990 and again in 1993. In 2010 she won the inaugural Good Writing Award. Her books for older children include the award winning The Tulip Touch, Goggle-Eyes, which was adapted for television by the BBC and The Devil Walks. Twentieth Century Fox filmed her novel Madame Doubtfire as Mrs Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams. She also writes critically acclaimed adult novels as well. Her work has been translated into twenty-five languages, and has over forty books to her credit.

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