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18%OFFAnne Fine - The More the Merrier - 9780440867333 - V9780440867333
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The More the Merrier

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Description for The More the Merrier Paperback. The Christmas holiday is a time when families gather together. In Ralph's case, this means ten or more relatives coming to stay. Jammed into one small house for three days of merriment and family fun, with the TV on the blink and Mum on the verge of a breakdown, it soon becomes obvious that, in this house, more definitely does not mean merrier. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 194 x 133 x 11. Weight in Grams: 118.

Christmas comes but once a year. Luckily . . . The Christmas holiday is, traditionally, a time when families gather together. In Ralph's case this means ten or more relatives coming to stay, including assorted aunts and uncles, nutty Great-Aunt Ida (the Home tells them to be careful not to let her out) and his ghastly cousins: Titania in her silly, sick-making frilly fairy dresses and the twins Sylvester and Sylvia (it took until Easter last year before the family dog got over them).

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Product Details

Publisher
Random House Children's Publishers UK United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780440867333
SKU
V9780440867333
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Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
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99-8

About Anne Fine
Anne Fine has been an acknowledged top author in the children's book world since her first book was published in the mid l970s, and has now written more than forty books and won virtually every major award going, including the Carnegie Medal (more than once), the Whitbread Children's Award, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Smarties Prize and others. The ... Read more

Reviews for The More the Merrier
Anne Fine at her wittiest
TES
Fine powerfully captures the chaos, frenetic activity and disharmony some families generate. The pace, humour and dramatic repartee could be those of an Alan Ayckbourn play
The Bookseller
There's a grim cast in this hilarious but barbed story of how Christmas can go so wrong for so many people
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Goodreads reviews for The More the Merrier


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