The Giant’s Necklace

Tragic, beautiful, tense: all the things you expect from the master. A pink shell necklace, a dark turn, a twist you’ll never guess… Cherry has spent weeks making the necklace: so long it’s fit for a giant. Now it’s the last day of the holidays. She only needs a few more glistening pink cowrie shells. Who cares if her brothers tease her? She’s going to spend the day finding them. So she heads off to the beach. The sun is shining. But as she combs the shore, the clouds grow dark and the waves grow tall. A storm has blown in – and Cherry is cut off by the tide. How will she finish her giant’s necklace now…?

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  • Beautifully illustrated in dazzling full colour
  • A spine-tingling, atmospheric story full of twists
  • Simple yet classic writing with universal appeal

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.


    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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