Nanny McPhee: The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda

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Bloomsbury, 2005 - Behavior - 384 pages
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'Full of such inventive naughtiness it may be better to keep these away from your children' - Emma Thompson
This marvellous collection of stories hosts scenes of the most unimaginable and relentless bouts of mischief as the Brown children turn their minds to breaking all the rules. But when the no-nonsense nanny Nurse Matilda arrives with her very special kind of magic, things start to happen beyond everyone's wildest expectations . . .
These classic works of children's literature, from the wonderful Christianna Brand and Edward Ardizzone, have amazed and delighted readers since their original publication and now form the inspiration for the film Nanny McPhee, starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth.
Contains all the stories from the original books Nurse Matilda, Nurse Matilda Goes to Town and Nurse Matilda Goes to Hospital.

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Christianna Brand was born in 1909. As a child she lived with the family of her cousin, Edward Ardizzone. Christianna had many jobs until finally in 1941 her first crime novel Death in High Heels was published, which was followed by successful crime novels and historical romances as well as children's books. She died in 1988.

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