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- DescriptionWhen Bet is first asked to go into the meadow and read a passage aloud from a book - apparently to -one - she wonders why. But then she realises that her audience is a little mole, who listens attentively. This isn't just any mole. This mole can speak, he is more than 300 years old and he has an amazing tale to tell. So begins an extraordinary friendship between a lonely little girl and The Little Gentleman in Black Velvet.
- Author BiographyPhilippa Peace has worked as a scriptwiter-producer for the BBC, a children's book editor, a book reviewer, a lecturer, a storyteller and as a freelance writer for radio and newspapers. Her now classic books in Puffin include Carnegie Medal winner Tom's Midnight Garden and The Battle of Bubble and Squeak which won the Whitbread Award. Philippa Pearce lives in Cambridgeshire.
- Author(s)Philippa Pearce
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication04/08/2005
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight154 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Interest AgeFrom 9
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