Bloomsbury Young Readers: Alice Goes to Hollywood

Hurray! Bloomsbury’s lovely new series of early readers won’t leave you feeling short-changed as you make the crucial step up from picture books. Laughter, colour, adventure: they have all the things that great picture books have. But this time, you’ll be reading them all by yourself! In this story, Alice the anteater has a dream. She’s going to be a film star! So she finds a pair of high-heeled sandals, a frilly dress and some sunglasses, and sets off for Hollywood. Soon Alice is the talk of the town! There’s just one little problem…

  • A lively, colourful first book for beginner readers
  • Written by award-winning author Karen Wallace
  • Features quirky characters and irresistible artwork
  • Perfect for home practice or guided reading in schools

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  • Karen Wallace

    Karen is a highly acclaimed author for all age groups. She has recently become well established in the 10+ age group with her novels for Simon and Schuster – these include ‘Raspberries on the Yangtze’ (shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Book Award) and her new novel, ‘Wendy’, which has received terrific reviews.


    Karen Wallace’s picture book Think of An Eel won the Kurt Maschler prize in 1993, and her novels have been shortlisted for many awards.

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