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Stig Of The Dump

Written by Clive King

Part of the A Puffin Book Series

Key Stage 2 General Fiction

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Published in the early 1960s and yet as relevant today as it was then, this is a book that will captivate the imagination of a 7 or 8 year old – in fact even the most reluctant reader will be hooked. When Barney falls into a disused quarry he’s confronted by Stig, a caveman but none of Barney’s friends believe the story of Stig.  So Barney has the time of his life and the two of them get up to a whole heap of adventures. Just read it – we guarantee you’ll enjoy it.

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Stig Of The Dump Synopsis

This is the story of a boy who finds a Stone-Age cave-dweller living in a rubbish dump, and the adventures they subsequently find themselves on.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141354859
Publication date: 25th January 1973
Author: Clive King
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: General Fiction

About Clive King

David Clive King was born in Richmond, Surrey, England in 1924 but spent most of his childhood in Ash, a small village some 30 miles from London on the Kentish North Downs, where he and his three brothers used to play in a disused chalk pit. He was a boarder at King's School, Rochester at a time when every boy expected to be called up for the armed services in World War Two, and he opted for the Navy. This gave him seagoing experience that took him to the Arctic, Australia and the Far East, where he witnessed the recent devastation of ...

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