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The Fiddle And The Gun

Author : Margaret Mahy
ISBN : OCLC:1149016510
Genre : Readers (Elementary)
File Size : 63.67 MB
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A fiddle provides more effective protection than a gun; a wobbly table gets fixed; a giant's daughter saves the day when school is flooded; the residents of Number 10 Timber Lane form a band, using kitchen utensils as instruments, as well as two short poems. Suggested level: junior, primary.
Category: Readers (Elementary)

Mahy Magic

Author : Margaret Mahy
ISBN : 1850898162
Genre : Large print books
File Size : 86.16 MB
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Stories for children by a New Zealander. Suggested level: junior, primary.
Category: Large print books

Marvellous Codes

Author : Elizabeth Hale
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114408409
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 88.83 MB
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Some leading New Zeakand and international scholars explore some of many-faceted themes of Margaret Mahy's young adult novels and children's books.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Margaret Mahy Treasury

Author : Margaret Mahy
ISBN : 0143306278
Genre : Children's stories, New Zealand
File Size : 28.41 MB
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This attractive hardback anthology of the marvellous Margaret Mahy's stories brings together many classic childhood favourites. All eleven stories are presented with their original iconic illustrations and all will amuse, enthrall and delight. Finally The Man whose Mother was a Pirate, The Lion in the Meadow, The Great White Man Eating Shark, The Boy who was Followed Home, The Boy with two Shadows, The Three-Legged Cat, The Witch in the Cherry Tree, A Summery Saturday Morning, Jam and The Great Piratical Rumbustification are brought together in one beautiful collection. THE MARGARET MAHY TREASURY is an essential addition to any child's bookshelf.
Category: Children's stories, New Zealand

The Door In The Air And Other Stories

Author : Margaret Mahy
ISBN : 0385302525
Genre : Children's stories, New Zealand.
File Size : 36.20 MB
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A collection of stories peopled by wizards and dancing wolves in which wind is rideable and art is edible
Category: Children's stories, New Zealand.

Magical Margaret Mahy

Author : Betty Gilderdale
ISBN : 9781742539034
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 88.59 MB
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Throughout her childhood she was making up stories. Before she could write she drew them. By the time she was seven she knew she wanted to write books. Margaret Mahy was a wizard of words and a spinner of magical stories. She was New Zealand's best known authorfor children, wrote more than 200books and often appeared in a purple wig or a penguin suit while she delighted audiences with vivacious readings of her stories. But who was Margaret Mahy? What was she like as a child? How did she become a writer? Where did her weird and wonderful ideas come from? Turn these pages and step into a world of the magical Margaret Mahy.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Tall Story And Other Tales

Author : Margaret Mahy
ISBN : 0689505477
Genre : Children's stories
File Size : 59.11 MB
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A diverse collection of tales introduces young readers to a pirate queen and her adopted lion, a dog who turns into a witch cat, a boy who discovers a treasure in his own backyard, and others.
Category: Children's stories

A Dissolving Ghost

Author : Margaret Mahy
ISBN : 086473347X
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 37.86 MB
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Margaret Mahy is known throughout New Zealand as a brilliant and prolific children's writer. Less widely known but equally remarkable are her commentaries on fiction, writing and the imagination. The sense of delight and careful attention which she brings to the writing of others has germinated many astute and fascinating talks and essays which are collected here for the first time.
Category: Literary Collections

Bubble Trouble

Author : Margaret Mahy
ISBN : 0547074212
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 51.86 MB
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Mabel blows a bubble that captures Baby and wafts him away, resulting in a wild chase that involves the whole neighborhood.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Margaret Mahy A Writer S Life

Author : Tessa Duder
ISBN : 9781775490357
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 54.18 MB
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A literary portrait of New Zealand's best-loved children's author Margaret Mahy's death on 23 July 2012 brought forth an unprecedented outpouring of grief and heartfelt tributes from around New Zealand and the world. Her passing at 76 was breaking news in the media, unstoppable through the social networks, noted by political leaders in Parliament and by children in classrooms throughout the country. Margaret was one of the world's leading authors for younger readers for four decades. In her own country she was popularly known as the writer in the multicoloured wig who wrote marvellously funny picture books and enchanted generations of school children. Her story had its fairy-tale elements. In 1968, a hard-pressed solo mother of two daughters, working as a librarian by day and writing long into the night, she was 'discovered' by a leading American publisher who flew 'to the end of the earth' to offer her a multi-book publishing contract. From those first picture books, through the great novels of the 1980s and new books and awards right up to the year of her death, she came to be regarded as the third in New Zealand's literary pantheon, alongside Katherine Mansfield and Janet Frame. In 2006 her achievements were recognised by IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People), awarding her the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the world's 'Little Nobel', for her distinguished contribution to children's literature.
Category: Biography & Autobiography