Dick King-Smith Sophie Is Seven

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Sophie Is Seven

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The return of the irrepressible Sophie, who has always wanted to own animals, finds the young prospective farmer obsessed with ponies and horses, as she takes riding lessons and becomes an excellent rider.

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Dick King-Smith (1922-2011) is one of the world's favourite children's book authors. He won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for The Sheep-Pig (later filmed as Babe), he was named Children's Book Author of the Year in 1991 and won the 1995 Children's Book Award for Harriet's Hare. In addition to the Sophie series, his titles for Walker include The Finger-Eater, Aristotle, The Twin Giants and two books about a very special pig: Lady Lollipop and Clever Lollipop.Hannah studied illustration at the University of Brighton and graduated in 2004. She has since created a number of critically acclaimed award-winning children's books, including Evil Weasel, which won the Cambridgeshire Children's Picture Book Award. Her recent Stan Stinky series is the first of her own creations for older children. She also illustrated the popular Disgusting Sandwich by Gareth Edwards and The Great Hamster Massacre series by Katie Davies as well as The Fabulous Phartlehorn Affair by ML Peel. Hannah currently lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Visit her website at www.hannahshawillustrator.co.uk

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Gr. 2^-4. Think of Sophie as a slightly plump, more determined, British Ramona. In her fourth appearance, Sophie, now nearly seven, is still fixed on owning a farm and farm animals, but she's also headed for riding lessons. The lessons actually arrive late in the book, after readers have followed Sophie through a classroom unit on farm life and numerous fund-raising ventures. Her trenchant discussion of cows, udders, and "you have to have a bull" is memorable. Neither Sophie's personality nor King-Smith's prose are fluffy or fussy; everything seems just right. Fans of the previous books will be well pleased. Mary Harris Veeder

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