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For children aged four and over, this illustrated book tells the story of how Marty, seeing the Dog Star one night in all its brilliance for the first time, decides to call the dog she longs for Star. Later that night she hears a faint breathing under her bed, has her wish come true? And will Star bring her and her family happiness?
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"* "A hauntingly charming blend of magic and realism for sharing aloud or for newly independent readers to read alone." The Sunday Tribune"About the Author:
Jenny Nimmo worked at the BBC for a number of years, ending in a spell as a director/adaptor for Jackanory. Her many books for children include The Stone Mouse, Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal and broadcast on BBC TV, and The Owl Tree, winner of the 1997 Smarties Book Prize. Her well-known trilogy, comprising The Snow Spider (winner of the Smarties Book Prize), Emlyn's Moon and The Chestnut Soldier, has been made into a television series. She lives in a converted watermill in Wales with her family.
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Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110744559006