Very different and other stories

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Mammoth, Jun 7, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 153 pages
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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. Her books for older children include the award winning The Tulip Touch and Goggle-Eyes, which was adapted for television by the BBC. 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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