Watch Me!

Author(s): Margaret Mahy

Children - Poetry

A collection of bite-sized stories and poems perfect for young children, whether shared or read alone.

Like its companion volumes Wonderful Me! and Wait For Me!, these stories and poems are alive with the sort of magic and fun that children's dreams are made of. In these pages you will meet Aunt Nasty the witch, the boy who bounced, a few magicians, a ghostly girl,a princess who marries a clown and endless other surprises. Favourite Margaret Mahy stories, newly illustrated by Peter Bailey.


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A fresh look for an old favourite. Margaret Mahy is riding high - her prize-winning teenage fiction newly reissued by HarperCollins. Margaret Mahy has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal twice. Very appealing classic stories with parent and grandparent appeal.

"These stories and poems are alive with the sort of magic and fun that children's dreams are made of." Reading Evening Post, 23 Jul 04

Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she is indisputably one of the most popular and successful twentieth-century children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal and many other awards, and has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. She lives in New Zealand. Peter Bailey has been illustrating books for more than thirty-five years and has worked with many of today's best known authors, including Philip Pullman, Allan Ahlberg, Michael Morpurgo and Joan Aiken. He lives near Liverpool with his wife, Sian, who is also an illustrator.

General Fields

  • : 9781842550939
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : 0.161
  • : July 2004
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margaret Mahy
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Peter Bailey
  • : 823.914
  • : 160
  • : 30 Line Drawing(s)