The Little Gentleman
By (author) Philippa Pearce
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Little Gentleman by Philippa Pearce
Book DescriptionWhen Bet is first asked to go into the meadow and read a passage aloud from a book - apparently to no-one - she wonders why. But then she realises that her audience is a little mole, who listens attentively. This isn't just any mole. This mole can speak, he is more than 300 years old and he has an amazing tale to tell. So begins an extraordinary friendship between a lonely little girl and The Little Gentleman in Black Velvet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780141318394
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Philippa Pearce
Finder's Magic, Paperback (October 2016)
A beautifully crafted fantastical mystery from Philippa Pearce, one of the twentieth century's greatest children's novelists, with beautiful illustrations by Helen Craig.
Battle of Bubble and Squeak, Paperback (July 2016)
Sid, Peggy and Amy adore the two gerbils, Bubble and Squeak, but their mother detests them. A major family battle results, and it's clear life is never going to be quite the same again. But after a near fatal encounter between Bubble and Ginger the cat, Mrs Sparrow begins to see that life with 2 gerbils might not be so bad after all.
Tom's Midnight Garden, Paperback (April 2015)
Lying awake at night, Tom hears the old grandfather clock downstairs strike ... eleven ... twelve ... thirteen ... Thirteen! How strange! When Tom gets up to investigate, he discovers a magical garden. A garden that everyone told him doesn't exist. A garden that only he can enter ...
Dog So Small, Paperback (July 2014)» View all books by Philippa Pearce
Young Ben Blewitt is desperate for a dog. He's picked out the biggest and best dogs from the books in the library - and he just knows he's going to get one for his birthday. Ben is excited when the big day arrives, but he receives a picture of a dog instead of a real one.
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Author Biography - Philippa Pearce
Philippa Peace has worked as a scriptwiter-producer for the BBC, a children's book editor, a book reviewer, a lecturer, a storyteller and as a freelance writer for radio and newspapers. Her now classic books in Puffin include Carnegie Medal winner Tom's Midnight Garden and The Battle of Bubble and Squeak which won the Whitbread Award. Philippa Pearce lives in Cambridgeshire.
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