Annie

Written by Thomas Meehan

Part of the A Puffin Book Series

Key Stage 2 General Fiction

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A timeless tale that despite its 1933 setting resonates so brilliantly with kids reading it today.  Not only beautifully written but the characters are handled with great sensitivity and aplomb.

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Puffin Fact!  The iconic character Annie first appeared as the eleven-year-old heroine of a comic strip called ‘Little Orphan Annie’.  Download more Puffin Facts here!

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Annie Synopsis

It's 1933 and for as long as she can remember, 11 year old Annie has believed that her mother and father would come back to her New York City orphanage to get her. But mean Miss Hannigan the headmistress is making Annie's life a misery. So she runs away to find her parents - and along the way she rescues a friendly dog, meets millionaire Oliver Warbucks, and has many scary and exciting adventures. Will kind-hearted Annie find a way to escape her hard-knock life?

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Book Information

ISBN: 9780141355221
Publication date: 3rd July 2014
Author: Thomas Meehan
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: General Fiction

About Thomas Meehan

Thomas Meehan is an American writer best known for Annie, The Producers and Hairspray.

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