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How Kirsty Jenkins Stole the Elephant

Product Number: D463
Released: 01 Sep, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781407442112
Narrator(s): Jane Collingwood
Publisher: W F Howes
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Kirsty Jenkins adores the allotment her grandfather lovingly tends and, just before he dies, he asks Kirsty to look after it for him. But when horrible Mr Thomas from the council insists it must go to the next person on the waiting list, Kirsty is determined to find a way to keep her promise. After pleading with Mr Thomas and demonstrating at the council offices, Kirsty and her half-siblings undertake their most daring plan of all: to 'borrow' the stuffed elephant from the museum that Mr Thomas loves so much, in a last-ditch attempt to gain his attention and understanding. Perhaps this risky ruse might also shake Kirsty's dad from the quiet sadness he has fallen into ever since her grandfather died. A warm and funny story about marrows, peas, families (aargh!) and one very special elephant.

Author(s): Elen Caldecott
Original Publish Date: 01 Sep, 2009

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Author(s): Elen Caldecott
Narrator(s): Jane Collingwood
Product Number CY153
Released: 01 Mar, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407434735

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"'Its ingenious ideas, humour and clear, unfussy style keep the pages turning speedily to the feel-good conclusion.' THE SUNDAY TIMES"

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