First published in 1937, this is the classic story of Little Elsie Piddock who can skip like never so. The High Skip, the Slow Skip, the Long Skip, the Skip against Trouble...Elsie Piddock learns them all. Soon she can even outskip the fairies on Mount Caburn and is rewarded with a gift of rare and lasting value - a magical skipping rope - that many years later, helps her to thwart an unpleasant landowner threatening to deny access to the hallowed skipping ground. This edition of the uplifting fairy story is the only illustrated version available, the Eleanor Farjeon Estate deeming Charlotte Voake the only illustrator who could do the story justice.
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Eleanor Farjeon (1881-1965) was one of the most important children's writers of the twentieth century. In 1956 she was awarded both the Carnegie Medal and the Hans Christian Andersen International Medal. In her honour, a prize bearing her name is now awarded annually. Charlotte Voake is one of the most acclaimed contemporary children's book creators and has been shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award four times. Her books include Ginger, its prequel Ginger Finds a Home (9781406312706) and Pizza Kittens (9780744598100), winner of the 2002 Smarties Book Prize Silver Award. She lives in Woking, Surrey.
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Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 2008. Book Condition: Very Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP74969678
Book Description Walker, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006158527
Book Description Walker, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006297582