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The Last Slice of Rainbow; Clem's Dream; a Leaf in the Shape of a Key; the Queen with Screaming Hair; the Tree That Loved a Girl; Lost - One Pair of Legs; the Voice in the Shell; the Spider in the Bath; Think of a Word Joan Aiken

The Last Slice of Rainbow; Clem's Dream; a Leaf in the Shape of a Key; the Queen with Screaming Hair; the Tree That Loved a Girl; Lost - One Pair of Legs; the Voice in the Shell; the Spider in the Bath; Think of a Word By Joan Aiken

The Last Slice of Rainbow; Clem's Dream; a Leaf in the Shape of a Key; the Queen with Screaming Hair; the Tree That Loved a Girl; Lost - One Pair of Legs; the Voice in the Shell; the Spider in the Bath; Think of a Word by Joan Aiken


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Summary

A collection of nine magical tales about strange lands inhabited by princesses and kelpies. Stories about everyday places where magical and mysterious things happen to ordinary children, include an oak tree falling in love with a girl and a boy's dream being stolen by the tooth fairy.

The Last Slice of Rainbow; Clem's Dream; a Leaf in the Shape of a Key; the Queen with Screaming Hair; the Tree That Loved a Girl; Lost - One Pair of Legs; the Voice in the Shell; the Spider in the Bath; Think of a Word Summary

The Last Slice of Rainbow; Clem's Dream; a Leaf in the Shape of a Key; the Queen with Screaming Hair; the Tree That Loved a Girl; Lost - One Pair of Legs; the Voice in the Shell; the Spider in the Bath; Think of a Word by Joan Aiken

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About Joan Aiken

Joan Delano Aiken (1924-2004) was the daughter of the American poet, Conrad Aiken. Joan had a variety of jobs, including working for the BBC, the United Nations Information Centre and then as features editor for a short story magazine. Her first children's novel, The Kingdom of the Cave, was published in 1960. Joan Aiken wrote over a hundred books for young readers and adults and is recognized as one of the classic authors of the twentieth century. Her best-known books are those in the James III saga, of which The Wolves of Willoughby Chase was the first title, published in l962 and awarded the Lewis Carroll prize. Both that and Black Hearts in Battersea have been filmed. Her books are internationally acclaimed and she received the Edgar Allan Poe Award in the United States as well as the Guardian Award for Fiction in this country for The Whispering Mountain. In 1999 Joan Aiken was awarded an MBE for her services to children's books.

Additional information

GOR000937487
9780140323016
0140323015
The Last Slice of Rainbow; Clem's Dream; a Leaf in the Shape of a Key; the Queen with Screaming Hair; the Tree That Loved a Girl; Lost - One Pair of Legs; the Voice in the Shell; the Spider in the Bath; Think of a Word by Joan Aiken
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
1988-06-30
176
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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