Isabel Wyatt Seven-year-old wonder book

ISBN 13: 9780897420037

Seven-year-old wonder book

4.2 avg rating
( 133 ratings by Goodreads )
9780897420037: Seven-year-old wonder book
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

At bed time every night Sylvia's mother tells her about fairy bread, the apple tree that bore a star, the country at the bottom of the well, and other fairy stories.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Isabel Wyatt (1901-1992) was born in England and spent many years teaching young children. Until her retirement in 1965, she was codirector of studies at Hawkwood College, Gloucestershire. She wrote numerous books for children.


'The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book tells stories about Sylvia and her life and experience through her sixth year of life. Each section tells of Sylvia's day; then she is told a story, by her mum or a friend, that relates to her experiences. Finally, just before going to sleep, Sylvia leaves her Wonder Book on her bedside table and chants a poetry spell asking the rhyme-elves to write a poem for her during the night. Sylvia wakes up the following morning to a new poem and a beautiful drawing and she runs to her mother's bed to read it. The stories relate to festivals throughout the year and, towards the end of the book, we are told about Sylvia's seventh birthday. The sense of wonder in the book is achieved through the way in which Sylvia's life stories intertwine with story-telling and with the rhyme-elves' creation of beautiful pictures and poems. A magical book for six and seven year olds.' -- Juno: A Natural Approach to Family Life, Spring 2006

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:

Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780863159435: The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0863159435 ISBN 13:  9780863159435
Publisher: Floris Books, 2012

9780863155277: The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book

Floris..., 1997

9780613977012: Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book

Sagebr..., 2000