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Book Title: Starring Grace

Details: Author: Hoffman, Mary

Reading Age: 7 - 8

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN-13: 9781845070861

Number of pages: 96

Dimensions: 13.2 x 19.9 cm

Retail Price: €9.32

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  • €8.50

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Book Description

In this high-spirited storybook, Grace, the heroine of Mary Hoffman's classic picture book, Amazing Grace, joins her friends in a series of dramatic holiday adventures, using her imagination to become just about anything she wants. Grace has made the transition from picture book to fiction book format. In these stories Mary Hoffman tackles the difficult subject of the absent father and Ma's new boyfriend with a great understanding of children's emotional needs.

Review
'This story is a celebration of childhood at its best. Highly recommended!' Booktrust --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author
Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children, that range from picture books to novels. Amazing Grace, first published in 1991, was commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and has since become a modern classic. Together with its sequels, Grace and Family and Princess Grace, and the storybooks Starring Grace, Encore Grace and Bravo, Grace, it has sold around 1.5 million copies. Mary has also written the hugely successful Great Big Book of Families, illustrated by Ros Asquith, which is now in 15 editions worldwide. Her other books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home, Kings and Queens of the Bible and An Angel Just Like Me. She lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and three Burmese cats, and has three grown-up children, all working in the arts.

To visit Mary Hoffman's website click here

To read an interview with Mary Hoffman click here

Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the bestselling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998.

To visit Caroline's website click here"

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