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The Magic Faraway Tree

The Magic Faraway Tree
 

Dick thought it would be dull in the country with Jo, Bessie and Fanny. But that was before he found the magic Faraway Tree. The four children have extraordinary adventures with Silky, Moon-Face and the Saucepan man, climbing through the cloud at the top of the tree to the Land o... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780749707590
Published 6 August 1992 by Egmont UK Ltd
Format Paperback, New edition
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Author(s) By Blyton, Enid
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ISBN-13 9780749707590
ISBN-10 0749707593
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
Imprint Mammoth
Publication Date 6 August 1992
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Blyton, Enid
Series Faraway Tree
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 112mm
Height: 180mm
Weight 110g
Interest Age 5-9 years
Reading Age 5-9 years
Library of Congress Children's stories
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.912
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Dick thought it would be dull in the country with Jo, Bessie and Fanny. But that was before he found the magic Faraway Tree. The four children have extraordinary adventures with Silky, Moon-Face and the Saucepan man, climbing through the cloud at the top of the tree to the Land of Spells.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Returning to the Enchanted Wood and the Faraway Tree, where acorns and chestnuts and cherries and apples grow side by side and you never know where you might end up if you climb to the top, it doesnt take long for siblings Joe, Beth and Frannie to find themselves knee-deep in wonder. Helping them to do so in this tale is Cousin Rick who comes to stay when his mother falls ill. Before long, they have hooked their cousin with stories of Birthday Land, Toy Land, and the weird and wonderful characters who live in and around the Faraway Tree. Theres Moon-Face, who always seems to know what awaits, Silky the Fairy and Saucepan Man, whos both deaf as a post and accident-prone, and provides some great comic moments. Magic lingers on every page, from the endless feasts and picnics to the huge market place known as the Land of Spells. Theres even a giant slide that snakes its way around and down the inside of the tree, to save the bother of climbing down when exhausted by adventuring. Things can - and do - go wrong for the young heroes of the story, theres always the possibility of ending up somewhere dangerous from where they cannot escape, and this gives the story the hint of menace thats so essential in childrens fiction. One scrape has them deciding theyve had enough adventures and they make a conscious decision to stay away. Of course, its not for long and they soon find themselves in the Land of Dreams, where muffins turn into kittens and surreal events conspire to frighten them away until theyre tempted back by the obvious attractions of the Land of Do-As-You-Please. A charming read, guaranteed to fill childrens heads with a generous dollop of good old-fashioned magic. (Kirkus UK)

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