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Short!: A Book of Very Short Stories

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

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Suitable for:  Interest age: 9+

Price:  £5.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-278148-2
Publication date: 26/03/1998
Paperback: 96 pages
Dimensions: 216x135mm

Availability: In stock.

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From the award-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland comes a collection of very short stories; none more than two pages long, and some much shorter. There are stories about ghosts, supermarkets, animals, adventures, and all kinds of things to inspire every short story writer.

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  • One of these stories is as short as a fleeting thought, another seeks to explain God's gift to man of four score years and ten...In stories as short as these, the love between parent and child, siblings, friends and within communities is a melody, and the point at which the reader shares this intimacy is the unique note. A book to think about for the 9-plus reader. - The School Librarian
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