From the Publisher
"The doughty little heroine is a wonderful creation, and David Parkins' illustrations capture her, and the rest of her family, beautifully." - BOOKS FOR KEEPS "Humorous and touching...Parkins' intense cross-hatched line drawings are classics." - THE GUARDIAN "A resourceful, likeable child...Her efforts to overcome obstacles in the way of her ambitions produce many amusing incidents." - JUNIOR EDUCATION
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About the Author
Dick King-Smith is one of the world's favourite children's book authors. His titles for Walker include the much-loved Sophie books, and his book "The Sheep-Pig" was turned into an Oscar-winning Hollywood film, "Babe". Dick lives in Bristol. David Parkins has illustrated a number of children's books, including "Webster J. Duck" and "Prowlpuss" (shortlisted for the 1994 Kurt Maschler Award and the 1995 Smarties Book Prize). He lives in Lincolnshire.
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