Short!: A Book of Very Short Stories

Paperback | March 1, 1998

byKevin Crossley-holland

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In this collection of very short stories, none of the stories is more than two pages long, and some are much shorter. There are stories about ghosts, supermarkets, animals, adventures, and all kinds of things. Kevin Crossley-Holland is an established writer who has produced a number of books for OUP, and this is a short and sharp collection of funny, intriguing, and scary stories.

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In this collection of very short stories, none of the stories is more than two pages long, and some are much shorter. There are stories about ghosts, supermarkets, animals, adventures, and all kinds of things. Kevin Crossley-Holland is an established writer who has produced a number of books for OUP, and this is a short and sharp colle...

Kevin Crossley-Holland is the winner of the Carnegie Medal.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.5 × 5.31 × 0.43 inPublished:March 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192781480

ISBN - 13:9780192781482

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`One of these stories is as short as a fleeting thought, another seeks to explain God's gift to man of four score years and ten...In stories as short as these, the love between parent and child, siblings, friends and within communities is a melody, and the point at which the reader shares thisintimacy is the unique note. A book to think about for the 9-plus reader.'The School Librarian