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The Jamie and Angus Stories (Paperback)
"Sentimental in only the right ways. . . .A perfectly charming collection." THE HORN BOOK (starred review)
The moment Jamie sets eyes on Angus in the toy shop, with his silky coat and forlorn gaze, he knows they belong together. On Christmas morning, the two are united at last, and the coveted Highland bull becomes Jamie's constant companion through an ill-fated run-in with the washing machine, Uncle Edward's jump-training sessions, a stay at the hospital, and three more amusing adventures from Britain's Children's Laureate.
About the Author
Anne Fine was named the second British Children s Laureate in 2001. A distinguished writer for readers of all ages with more than forty books to her credit - including the hilarious ALIAS MADAME DOUBTFIRE - she is a two-time winner of both the Whitbread Children s Novel Award and the Carnegie Medal, Britain s most coveted children s literature award. She has also won the GUARDIAN Children s Literature Award and a Smarties Prize. Her work has been translated into twenty-five languages. Penny Dale has illustrated numerous acclaimed books for children, including her own TEN IN THE BED, TEN OUT OF BED, TEN PLAY HIDE-AND-SEEK, and BIG BROTHER, LITTLE BROTHER."