A magical collection of short stories from double Carnegie Medal winner Margaret Mahy. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with book-banded stories by award-winning authors like Geraldine McCaughrean and Patrice Lawrence and features online guided reading notes by the CLPE, ideal for getting children reading independently in Key Stage 2.
Margaret Mahy, one of the world's best and most famous children's authors, was born in Whakatane, New Zealand and wrote her first story at the age of seven. Margaret was appointed as Children's Librarian at Canterbury Public Library before becoming a full-time writer. She was the winner of numerous awards for her books including two Carnegie Medals, and honours for her contribution to New Zealand and children's literature.