Harmony thinks that animals are much nicer than people, and so she thinks of everyone she knows or meets as a different sort of animal. Her father is a bald-headed sea lion, her tiresome elder sister a siamese cat. This story tells of Harmony's wish to have a pet, and how her uncle Ginger helps.
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Harmony's uncle sends her on a treasure trail – which ends in finding a 50p piece. But the coin is a magic one, and when you rub the Queen's nose, your wishes will come true.About the Author:
Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children's books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry's Mad, Noah's Brother, The Hodgeheg, Martin's Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet's Hare (winner of the Children's Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children's Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made OBE for services to children's literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight.
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Book Description Puffin. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140377980. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140377989
Book Description Puffin, 1996. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140377980