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Winter Wishes

Written by Various Authors

Illustrated by Alison Edgson

Part of the Animal Anthologies Series

Key Stage 1 Adventure Stories Stories about Animals Animal Stories Short Stories

LoveReading View on Winter Wishes

An enchanting, adventure-packed anthology of seasonal animal stories

Selected for The Book Box by LoveReading4Kids

Featuring animal adventures by top writers for younger readers - among them Guy Bass, Holly Webb, Penny Dolan, Malachy Doyle and Narinder Dhami - this anthology of winter warmers is a delight to snuggle up with as a treat before bedtime.


Here we encounter little Pip the Penguin, prickling with excitement ahead of taking part in the Penguin Parade - can he step up when Santa needs help? Then there’s Bigfoot who gets lost in a sparkling, snowy wood, and Chookie the husky pup who must overcome her nerves to pull a sledge for the very first time. Fans of wilder animals will especially love Narinder Dhami’s Tiger in the Night, a peril-packed adventure featuring a trio of mischievous Siberian tiger cubs.


With ten tales in all, this is perfect for reading aloud to little animal lovers, or for newly-independent readers to enjoy alone, with Alison Edgson’s evocative illustrations enhancing the wintry wonder.

Joanne Owen

Winter Wishes Synopsis

Cosy up this winter with a collection of heart-warming animal stories from some of your favourite authors! Enter a winter wonderland as a penguin chick looks forward to his first Penguin Parade, a seal pup shares his dream of singing with a new friend and a rescue-centre puppy hopes to find a home in time for Christmas.

Featuring stories from Holly Webb, Michael Broad, Caroline Juskus, Penny Dolan, Elizabeth Baguley, Malachy Doyle, Caroline Pitcher, Guy Bass, Karen Wallace and Narinder Dhami.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781788952477
Publication date: 1st October 2020
Author: Various Authors
Illustrator: Alison Edgson
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 192 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Adventure Stories, Animals, Animal Stories, Short Stories

About Various Authors

Return to Lewis Carroll's Wonderland with this stunning collection of original stories from today's biggest children's authors - Peter Bunzl, Pamela Butchart, Maz Evans, Swapna Haddow, Patrice Lawrence, Chris Smith, Robin Stevens, Lauren St John, Lisa Thompson, Piers Torday and Amy Wilson.

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