Barrington Stoke Little Gems: The Great Telephone Mix-Up

When the village phone wires get crossed after a storm, there’s a lot of confusion and plenty of missed connections. Margaret can’t run her summer fair., Jai can’t speak to Aditi. Will is rather happy, because no one can tell his mum how much trouble he’s in! Can the villagers learn to love their neighbours? And could the great telephone mix-up really be a blessing in disguise?

  • By the award-winning author of Ways to Live Forever
  • Dyslexia-friendly layout with fantastic colour artwork
  • The perfect support for young and struggling readers
  • From the award-winning Barrington Stoke publishing list

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  • Sally Nicholls

    Sally Nicholls was born in Stockton. After graduating in Philosophy and Literature, she took an MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University where she wrote WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER when she was twenty-three. Published in 2008, it won the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize, has been translated into many languages and made into a film. Her second novel, SEASON OF SECRETS, came out in 2010, and ALL FALL DOWN is published in 2012.

    Awards

    Sally Nicholls won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the North East Award for Ways to Live Forever.

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