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Dumpling

Dumpling
 

Dumpling wishes she was long and sausage-shaped like her two brothers and other dachshunds, instead of being short and stumpy. One day she goes to the woods and meets a witch's cat who grants Dumpling her wish, but the spell goes wrong and Dumpling gets longer and longer! She's v... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241409121
Published 11 April 2019 by Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By King-Smith, Dick
Illustrated by Davies, Jo
Series Colour young Puffins
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9780241409121
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 11 April 2019
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By King-Smith, Dick
Illustrated by Davies, Jo
Series Colour young Puffins
Category Animal Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Horse & Pony Stories
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

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A very funny animal story for young readers by award-winning writer Dick King-Smith.Dumpling wishes she was long and sausage-shaped like her two brothers and other dachshunds, instead of being short and stumpy. One day she goes to the woods and meets a witch's cat who grants Dumpling her wish, but the spell goes wrong and Dumpling gets longer and longer! She's very happy to return to her own shape again.

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Author's Bio

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children's books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry's Mad, Noah's Brother, The Hodgeheg, Martin's Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet's Hare (winner of the Children's Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children's Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made OBE for services to children's literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight.

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