On the Way Home

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Macmillan Children's, 2007 - Children - 36 pages
13 Reviews
A new enlarged edition of a timeless story! "Well," said Claire, "there was a very big, bad wolf..."Claire has hurt her knee so she sets off home to tell her mum all about it. On the way she meets her friends and tells them how the fall happened. But just how did it happen...? Was she dropped by a wolf, a slithering snake, an enormous dragon or a hairy gorilla?! By the author and illustrator of the bestselling Peace at Last and Whatever Next, this is a fantastic journey of the imagination that every child can relate to.

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User Review  - Louise Arnott - Goodreads

My class and I really enjoyed reading this book. We learnt the story with pie corbitt actions then then changed the characters and described them and then in the final week we wrote our own story of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sheryl Jeremiah - Goodreads

This book is about a girl called Claire, who hurts her knee. She makes her way home and encounters her friends one by one and tells each of them a different story about how she got hurt. When Claire ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Jill Murphy's books sell in their hundreds of thousands. She is perhaps best known for her classic Worst Witch stories which she started writing when she was fifteen but she is also a hugely successful picture book author and illustrator. PEACE AT LAST (978-0-230-01548-7) was her first picture book for Macmillan and was commended in the 1980 Kate Greenaway Medal. She went on to win the Smarties Prize for THE LAST NOO-NOO (Walker). Jill lives in Cornwall with her son.

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