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Our Runaway Kite and other toy stories
Author: Tig Thomas

ISBN: 9781782094692
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1 January 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6 x 0.3
This delightful storybook will inspire children to get lost in their imaginations, dreaming up clever characters and whimsical worlds. Four favourite tales, accompanied by bright illustrations and page decorations, make an ideal introduction to stories about toys.

In 'Raggedy Ann's Trip on the River' by Johnny Gruelle, Fido the dog plays with Raggedy Ann, throwing her in the air. She is accidentally dropped in a river, never to be seen again. Do Marcella and Daddy find her? What happens on her journey along the river?

'How Claus Made the First Toy is an extract from The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L Frank Baum. A young Claus travels to live with the humans and spends his time playing delightedly with the village children. As winter closes in, Claus grows bored of being stuck inside. What does he do to entertain himself?

'Mary's First Toy' is an extract from The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. A servant girl called Martha gives Mary her very first toy, which turns her cheeks red and makes her eyes glow brightly. What toy delights her so much?


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