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Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend : Book 5 - Anna Branford

Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend

Book 5

By: Anna Branford, Sarah Davis (Illustrator)

Hardcover

Published: 1st February 2013
For Ages: 5+ years old
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It s all about Violet - now a household name!

Violet Mackerel has moved into her new house. Violet Mackerel doesn t have any friends near the new house and she would quite like to make one. There is a girl next door who could be a possible friend. Her name is Rose and she has a pink and white bedroom and a doll s house. Violet hopes that Rose might not be a possible friend for very long. In fact, she would quite like Rose to be a very good friend.

About the Author

Anna Branford was born in the Isle of Man and spent her early childhood in Sudan and Papua New Guinea before moving to Australia. Creative writing was her favourite subject at school and she wrote stories in all these different countries. Anna is a doll maker and a sociology lecturer at Victoria University. Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot was her first published work for Walker Books Australia and was Honour book in the Children s Book Council of Australia, Book of the Year Awards, Younger Readers Notable Books for 2011.

About the Illustrator

Sarah Davis grew up in New Zealand, wearing gumboots and falling in rivers. She worked as a secondary school teacher before moving to Sydney. Sarah is a very busy, award-winning artist who has collaborated with Sue Whiting on Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (New Frontier) and with Jennifer Poulter on Mending Lucille (Lothian), for which Sarah won the 2009 Children s Book Council of Australia s Crichton Award for Best New Illustrator. Most recently, Sarah s title Fearless, written by Colin Thompson, was short-listed for the 2010 Children s Book Council of Australia Awards. Violet Mackerel s Brilliant Plot was also Honour book in the Children s Book Council of Australia, Book of the Year Awards, Younger Readers 2011.

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5.0

I loved the book and the detailed pictur

By moosie

from Adelaide

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Great illustration
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Reading To Granny
    • Reference
    • Special Needs
    • Travel Reading
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend:

    It was a book that I could not put down, as I wanted to see how the story developes

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    5.0

    A delightful tale!!!

    By Marie-Belle

    from Grafton, NSW AU

    About Me Bookworm

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Real Life Situations

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend:

      Anna Branford is a wonderful storyteller. "Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend" is a warm and engaging story. It entertains as well as offering real life lessons to the reader.

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      ISBN: 9781921977565
      ISBN-10: 1921977566
      Audience: Children
      For Ages: 5+ years old
      Format: Hardcover
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 112
      Published: 1st February 2013
      Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 13.9  x 1.4
      Weight (kg): 0.19