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Short Too!

Over 40 stories in one book - ideal inspiration for short story writers

Author Kevin Crossley-Holland

Suitable for:  9+

Price:  £5.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-278013-3
Publication date: 03/03/2011
Paperback: 96 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

Availability: In stock.

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The longest story in this collection is very short and the shortest just three words long.

Award-winning author, Kevin Crossley-Holland, follows the success of Short, with Short Too!, another collection of short stories to entertain, make you think, laugh, and think again.

This page was last updated on 09 May 2021 at 04:30 GMT


  • Praise for Short! 'Each [story is] a masterpiece of brevity and narrative skill' - Carousel
  • . . . this is a brilliant book . . . - TES
  • . . . an espresso-cup collection which condenses the author's distinguished career as a reteller of folk-tales into bite-sized fables with a strong after-taste effect. - Literary Review
  • Praise for Kevin Crossley-Holland 'Crossley-Holland retells old folk tales better than anyone else alive.' - Lynn Gardner, The Guardian
  • Praise for The Seeing Stone ' bright and as vivid as pictures in a Book of Hours. Deep scholarship, high imagination, and great gifts of storytelling have gone into this; I was spellbound.' - Philip Pullman (Guardian Children's Book Supplement)
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