Gripping stories specially chosen for 8 year olds. Authors include Paul Jennings, Andy Griffiths, R.A. Spratt and more! A flying dog, grandparents from hell, a vegetarian giant, a magic carpet, a cat on a mission, an unusual Christmas display, an alien tortoise, the battle for a toe, cakes and more cakes, and a trick that backfires ...you'll find all these in Stories for 8 Year Olds. And you'll find some of your favourite Australian authors too. Once you start reading, you won't want to stop!
Linsay Knight (Author) Linsay has written a number of non-fiction titles including two volumes of The Dictionary of Performing Arts (with two other writers)and Volcanoes and Under the Sea. She has edited various story collections, including 30 Australian Stories for Children, 30 Australian Ghost Stories for Children and Stories for 6,7,8 & 9 year olds. In her spare time, Linsay enjoys playing the viola (she was the Principal Viola of the St Andrews Chamber Orchestra) and playing with her grandson, Ziggy. Tom Jellett (Illustrator) Tom Jellett is an Australian illustrator based in Sydney. Tom has illustrated a number of bestselling books for children. He has also been an editorial illustrator for NewsLimited, working on The Australian, The Weekend Australian and The Daily Telegraph. Tom's work has also appeared in the South China Morning Post, The Week and Medical Observer.