A Pack of Lies (Puffin Teenage Fiction) ePub download
by Geraldine McCaughrean
- ISBN: 0140373055
- ISBN13: 978-0140373059
- ePub: 1649 kb | FB2: 1117 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Literature & Fiction
- Publisher: Puffin Books; New Ed edition (March 30, 1995)
- Pages: 176
- Rating: 4.1/5
- Votes: 628
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Geraldine McCaughrean received the Printz Award for The White Darkness .
Geraldine McCaughrean received the Printz Award for The White Darkness. She lives in England. Found "A Pack of Lies" through serendipity just recently, and truly enjoyed it. This is a perfect set of short tales for any over-imaginative or puzzle-solving child, young adult, or adult who doesn't mind reading "kid's stuff. I wouldn't recommend it for much younger than 8 in general, but some younger children will enjoy it also. In the frame story, British teenage girl Ailsa is shaken free of her boring life by the strange appearance of a man during her field trip to the library.
A Pack of Lies: twelve stories in one is a children's novel with metafictional elements, written by Geraldine McCaughrean and published by Oxford in 1988. It features a family antique shop whose new salesman tells historical tales to sell antiques. The stories vary widely in type. McCaughrean won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject
Age: Read aloud - 9+ Read yourself - 10+. (ISBN 978-0-19-275203-1).
Geraldine McCaughrean. Geraldine McCaughrean. The inspiration for this book was the tradition of carved Jesse trees and stained glass windows used in medieval times to tell people Bible stories. Rusti is a Mongol warrior, fighting for the bloodthirsty Tamburlaine, Conqueror of the World. until he comes face-to-face with his first elephant. Kavi is the elephant's rider. Using her skills as a storyteller and her love of the Bible, the author has written a compelling story about the creation of a modern-day Jesse tree.
Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England on June 6, 1951
Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England on June 6, 1951. She was educated at Christ Church College, Canterbury. She has written more than 160 books and plays for children and adults. She also received the Guardian Prize and Carnegie Medal for A Pack of Lies, the Beefeater Children's Novel Award for Gold Dawn, the Michael L. Printz Award for The White Darkness, and the 2018 Carnegie Medal for children's and YA books for her middle-grade novel Where the World Ends.
You can read book A Pack of Lies by Geraldine Mccaughrean in our library for absolutely free. But when a teacher from Ailsa’s school came in one day and thumbed his way through the fiction, he was brought gradually to a halt and a shiver by the feeling that someone was watching him. He looked up, and found MCC Berkshire standing a word’s length away from him, scowling. The teacher rummaged for his wallet. But MCC said, ‘I haven’t read those yet,’ and prised the books out of the customer’s hand. I’ve been saving the fiction, you se. ‘Ah!MoreLess Show More Show Less.
This book can be found in: Children's & Teenage Fiction General fiction Children's & Teenage Ages 9-12. A Pack of Lies (Paperback). Geraldine McCaughrean (author).
Sci-fi & fantasy. This book can be found in: Children's & Teenage Fiction General fiction Children's & Teenage Ages 9-12.
Ailsa doesn't trust MCC Berkshire, the young man helping out in her mother's antique shop.
Stories to treasure and pass on. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. Years ago I picked up this book from a library carousel of adolescent paperbacks. I was probably making sure I'd read everything in the Roald Dahl canon, and found this treasure. I've not had a chance to read it again recently but the immense enjoyment of reading the story about the game of toy soldiers made me weep with delicious sorrow. McCaughrean has won several annual book awards. Geraldine McCaughrean at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Geraldine McCaughrean Adult Novels. For A Pack of Lies (Oxford, 1988), a collection of historical stories in a frame narrative, she won the two most prestigious British children's book awards. The Carnegie Medal conferred by the Library Association recognised the year's best children's book by a British subject .
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