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Miss Wire's Christmas surprise

Author: Ian Whybrow; Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, [©2007?]
Series: I am reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ninety-five-year-old Miss Wire is the only one at the Hideaway Home nursing home who wants to celebrate Christmas, so she enlists the help of Santa Claus--and some Christmas mice--to prove to the other residents that Christmas is not just for children.
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Genre/Form: Christmas fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Whybrow; Emma Chichester Clark
ISBN: 9780753461365 0753461366 9780329605414 0329605410 9781435210424 1435210425
OCLC Number: 156902210
Description: 45 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: I am reading.
Responsibility: Ian Whybrow ; illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.

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Ninety-five-year-old Miss Wire is the only one at the Hideaway Home nursing home who wants to celebrate Christmas, so she enlists the help of Santa Claus--and some Christmas mice--to prove to the other residents that Christmas is not just for children.

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Clark's soft and fanciful cartoons are a perfect accompaniment to Whybrow's clear and easy text. A satisfying and quirky read.

 
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Beautiful story and beautiful illustrations

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