The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds

The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-year-olds

Summary

Selected for children of around six-years-old, this is a terrific collection of stories. It contains funny tales, like the tale of the tortoises picnic, the story of how Anna-Magdalena overcame her fear and a great many more unforgettable characters, which will keep young listeners entertained for hours and hours. This wonderful compendium of stories, myths and magical tales is perfect for bedtime listening or sharing with friends.

About the author

Wendy Cooling

Wendy Cooling (1941-2020) taught English in London secondary schools for many years before moving to BookTrust, a charity that supports reading to children and adults. There she founded Bookstart, their flagship national programme that gives books to babies and toddlers to encourage parents and carers to foster a lifelong a love of reading. Wendy edited many short story and poetry anthologies for children and travelled the world talking about children's books and the importance of reading. In 2006 she won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for her outstanding contribution to children's literature, and was honoured to receive an MBE from the Queen in 2009. Wendy died in June 2020, aged 78.
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