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  • Published: 20 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781407099217
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

Harriet's Hare




The one and only Dick King-Smith presents a talking hare from Outer Space!

Hares don't talk. Everyone knows that. But the hare Harriet meets one morning in a corn circle in her father's wheatfield is a very unusual hare: a visitor from the far-off planet Pars, come to spend his holidays on Earth in the form of a talking hare. Wiz, as Harriet names her magical new friend, can speak any language, transform himself into any shape - and, as the summer draws to its close, he has one last, lovely surprise in store for Harriet...

  • Published: 20 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781407099217
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 160

About the author

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children’s books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry’s Mad, Noah’s Brother, The Queen’s Nose, Martin’s Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet’s Hare (winner of the Children’s Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children’s Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made an OBE for services to children’s literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight. Discover more about Dick King-Smith at: dickkingsmith.com

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Praise for Harriet's Hare

Weaves fantasy and reality in a beguiling novel . . . A thoroughly satisfying read

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A tale well told

The School Librarian

A warm, fuzzy tale full of poignance, humor, and magic

School Library Journal

Children will be delighted by the charm, compassion, and wit of Harriet and Wiz and find themselves completely drawn into their wonderful fantasy adventures

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