Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf

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Author: Catherine Storr
Illustrated by Marjorie-Ann Watts

9780141360232 | PB | pp. 160 | 2015 | Penguin Random House UK

Clever Polly And the Stupid Wolf is a collection of twelve stories, written by the author’s daughter, about Polly who is not scared of the wolf and outwits him on each and every occasion.

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Twelve stories written for the author’s daughter, who was scared of the wolf under the bed! Drawing occasionally on well-known fairy tales, and skilfully blending fantasy and reality, these stories are bursting with humour, originality and charm. And Polly, not scared at all, outwits the wolf on each and every occasion!

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Author:

Catherine Storr
Illustrator: Marjorie-Ann Watts

ISBN:

9780141360232

Publisher:

Penguin Random House UK

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

160

Year of Publication:

2015

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

United Kingdom

About the Authors

The author was an English children’s writer, best known for her novel Marianne Dreams and for the Clever Polly series. She was born in London, and attended St Paul’s Girls’ School, and went on to study English literature at Newnham College, Cambridge. She tried unsuccessfully to become a novelist but without giving up this ambition she studied medicine, qualifying as a doctor in 1944. She worked at the Middlesex Hospital. Afterwards, while regularly producing new children’s books, she also worked as an editorial assistant for Penguin Books, from 1966 to the early seventies. She married in 1942 and had had three daughters. She divorced in 1970 and remarried the economist Lord Balogh (1905-1985). Catherine Storr (1913-2001) was an English children’s writer, best known for her novel Marianne Dreams and for the Clever Polly series. She was born in London, and attended St Paul’s Girls’ School, and went on to study English literature at Newnham College, Cambridge. She tried unsuccessfully to become a novelist but without giving up this ambition she studied medicine, qualifying as a doctor in 1944. She worked at the Middlesex Hospital. Afterwards, while regularly producing new children’s books, she also worked as an editorial assistant for Penguin Books, from 1966 to the early seventies. She married in 1942 and in 1944 had the first of her three daughters. She divorced in 1970 and remarried the economist Lord Balogh (1905-1985).

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