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Ten of the Best

Ten of the Best

(2002)
School Stories with a Difference
An anthology of stories edited by

 
Ten prize-winning authors each with a brand new story based on their own schooldays. Bernard Ashley, Malorie Blackman, Berlie Doherty, Paul Jennings, Margaret Mahy, Michael Morpurgo, Jenny Nimmo, Michael Rosen, Jeremy Strong and Robert Swindells.

Brand new stories based on each author's own schooldays - sometimes funny, often poignant, always riveting. Written in each author's unique style and based on something that is common to every child in the country - SCHOOL. Authors as below:

PAUL JENNINGS
MICHAEL MORPURGO
JEREMY STRONG
BERNARD ASHLEY
ROBERT SWINDELLS
MALORIE BLACKMAN
BERLIE DOHERTY
JENNY NIMMO
MARGARET MAHY
MICHAEL ROSEN

Stories of running away from school; getting the strap for punishments; vindictive teachers; boys who tell porky-pies; the shy girl who could only talk through her puppet; getting expelled [almost]; being an evacuee; original ways of getting out of being in the school play, as well as meeting one's own true love at school! Stories that contemporary schoolchildren will relate to in sharing the triumphs and disasters of their favourite authors' schooldays.

 
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Paperback Editions

November 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: School Story Anthology: School Stories with a Difference
Author(s): Wendy Cooling
ISBN: 0-00-713339-1 / 978-0-00-713339-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Element
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Ten of the Best: School Stories with a Difference
Author(s): Wendy Cooling
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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