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Author and illustrator Angela McAllister has written over thirty books for children. She also has illustrated books of poetry, adult non-fiction, and some of her children's books. her works include: the Digory series of books, Mommy's Little Sunflowers, The Double Life of Cora Parry, The Tide vis mere Turner, Scaredy Ghost, Maggie's Meglasaurus and Mungo Moonboots. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Omfatter også følgende navne: Angela McAllister, ANGELA MC ALLISTER, Angela MacAllister

Omfatter også: Mcallister (1)

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Værker af Angela McAllister

Found You, Little Wombat! (2003) 147 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
A World Full of Animal Stories (2017) 134 eksemplarer
A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories (2018) 123 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Santa's Little Helper (1854) 97 eksemplarer
Mommy's Little Sunflowers (2014) 77 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Leon and the Place Between (2008) 73 eksemplarer
My Mom Has X-ray Vision (2010) 64 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Brave Bitsy and the Bear (2004) 61 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Yuck! That's Not a Monster! (2010) 55 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Little Fawn (2007) 54 eksemplarer
Digory the Dragon Slayer (2005) 53 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Take a Kiss to School (2006) 52 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Little Mist (2009) 48 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Monster Pet! (2005) 47 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Night-night, little one (2003) 44 eksemplarer
A World Full of Dickens Stories (2020) 39 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The Tortoise and the Hare: An Aesop's Fable (2001) 38 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Digory and the Lost King (2006) 38 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Little Blue Rabbit (2003) 33 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Harry's Box (2003) 32 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Tide Turner (2006) 31 eksemplarer
The Ice Palace (1994) 29 eksemplarer
I Love You, Alfie Cub (Meadowside PIC Books) (2013) 27 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Snow Angel (1993) 26 eksemplarer
Just Like Sisters (Anne Schwartz Books) (2005) 26 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Trust Me, Mom! (2005) 26 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Barkus, Sly and the Golden Egg (2002) 25 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Wild World (2018) 25 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Wind Garden (1994) 20 eksemplarer
Daniel's Train (1995) 18 eksemplarer
The Clever Cowboy (1998) 17 eksemplarer
Be Good, Gordon (2001) 17 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Snail's Birthday Problem (1989) 16 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The King Who Sneezed (1988) 16 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Mama and Little Joe (2006) 16 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Jack and Lily (2001) 15 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Double Life of Cora Parry (2011) 15 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
The Enchanted Flute (1991) 13 eksemplarer
Winter's Child (2013) 13 eksemplarer
The Runaway (2009) 12 eksemplarer
A Mouse So Small (2015) 11 eksemplarer
Jessie's Journey (1992) 11 eksemplarer
The Christmas Wish (1990) 10 eksemplarer
Matepo (1990) 10 eksemplarer
When the Ark Was Full: 2 (1990) 9 eksemplarer
Samson, The Mighty Flea! (2016) 9 eksemplarer
Salty and Button (2009) 8 eksemplarer
The Spring Rabbit: An Easter Tale (2022) 7 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
A World Full of Winter Stories (2023) 7 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Big Yang and Little Yin (2005) 6 eksemplarer
Sleepy Ella (1832) 6 eksemplarer
A Place for Middle (2007) 4 eksemplarer
Little Jack Rabbit (2004) 4 eksemplarer
The Babies of Cockle Bay (1994) 4 eksemplarer
Elephant in a Rowboat (2003) 4 eksemplarer
Completely Wild Stories (1998) 3 eksemplarer
Felix and the Blue Dragon (2005) 3 eksemplarer
Big Heart 3 eksemplarer
Mungo Moonboots (1991) 2 eksemplarer
Nesta, the Little Witch (1990) 2 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Midnight at the oasis (1994) 2 eksemplarer
Once upon a hillside (2022) 1 eksemplar
Dinny's Diplodocus (1992) 1 eksemplar
Unejutte kogu maailmast (2021) 1 eksemplar
Paradise Park (1991) 1 eksemplar
Jasmine's Lion (2005) 1 eksemplar
Nothing to Cook (1989) 1 eksemplar

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Real Rating: 4.5* of five

The Publisher Says: Get ready for winter with this treasury of 50 frosty stories from around the globe.

Curl up beside the fire and uncover stories from all over the world with this rich resource of wintery folk tales, myths and legends. Featuring stories of Norse gods; hibernating bears; Christmas feasts and wicked witches, there is something for everyone in this collection of winter inspired stories.

The perfect anthology for Christmas, or any time you want to uncover chilly tales from lands near and far. Collected and retold by award-winning author Angela McAllister, with enchanting illustrations by Olga Baumert, this is an anthology to be read when the weather turns colder and the nights draw in.

I RECEIVED A DRC FROM THE PUBLISHER VIA EDELWEISS+. THANK YOU.

My Review
: As usual, a beautiful book filled with lovely art. Frances Lincoln, a UK-based imprint dedicated to aesthetic appreciation of beautiful artwork, gives us here a selection of winter-themed stories that neither focus on nor ignore the Western winter holidays. We're celebrating the season, as usual, with gifting. The need for stories to keep our young readers of school age entertained and challenged in the evening before the big gifts get opened is well served with this book:



I take off a half-star for one thing: I found the stories a bit saccharine, far too unchallenging, for eight-year-olds and certainly older than that. I don't think that does most readers that age a good turn. Better to make them stretch, fo all of me; but many others do not agree. Some readers more challenged by complexity will enjoy the stories. The artwork is technically irreproachable, if uninspiring to my jaded eye; again, perfect for a reader whose preferences aren't served by challenge.

A good gift indeed for the right reader.
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richardderus | Dec 10, 2023 |
This is a good mix of spooky stories for an anthology, but the stories themselves are very simplistic. That being said, the simplicity might appeal to young readers.
 
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bookwyrmqueen | 5 andre anmeldelser | Nov 17, 2022 |
Note: I received a digital review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley.
 
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fernandie | 2 andre anmeldelser | Sep 15, 2022 |
Note: I received a digital review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley.
 
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fernandie | 5 andre anmeldelser | Sep 15, 2022 |

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Værker
86
Medlemmer
2,261
Popularitet
#11,347
Vurdering
½ 3.7
Anmeldelser
69
ISBN
312
Sprog
14

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