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About the book
  • Published: 1 December 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857984753
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $14.99

Stories For Eight Year Olds




Super-fun stories specially chosen for 8-year-olds!

Super-fun stories specially chosen for 8-year-olds!

A mysterious water horse, dogs with big plans, a fortune-telling dragon, poetry and elephants, a mouse rescuer extraordinaire, sheep on the football field, a bull ant emergency, a royal wedding for Nanny Piggins, a cross-country catastrophe and a soup-eating hero . . . You’ll find all these in Stories for 8-Year-Olds. And you’ll find some of your favourite Australian authors, too.

After you’ve read one, you’ll want to read them all!

  • Pub date: 1 December 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857984753
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Linsay Knight

Linsay has written a number of non-fiction titles including two volumes of The Dictionary of Performing Arts (with two other writers)and Volcanoes and Under the Sea. She has edited various story collections, including 30 Australian Stories for Children, 30 Australian Ghost Stories for Children and Stories for 6,7,8 & 9 year olds.

In her spare time, Linsay enjoys playing the viola (she was the Principal Viola of the St Andrews Chamber Orchestra) and playing with her grandson, Ziggy.

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Praise for Stories For Eight Year Olds

“I found this book laugh out loud funny and interesting and it would be a great read for kids 8 years and up . . . This is the best book I have ever read.”

Aretha Canendo, Townsville Bulletin


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