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  • Published: 25 June 1998
  • ISBN: 9780141937786
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

The Worst Child I Ever Had



Sniffers, fussy, sneaky, naughty and bad-tempered children are all awful - but who's the worst child ever? Mrs Mackle is sure that it's Susan Solly! But what has snail-mad Susan done that's so terrible...?

Find out in this funny story for girls and boys aged seven and up.

Anne Fine is the author of many prize-winning and best-loved books for children and adults. The Tulip Touch won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal; Flour Babies won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year; Bill's New Frock won a Smarties Prize and Mrs Doubtfire was made into a major film starring Robin Williams. Anne Fine was named Children's Laureate in 2001 and was awarded an OBE in 2003.
%%%Sniffers, fussy, sneaky, naughty and bad-tempered children are all awful - but who's the worst child ever? Mrs Mackle is sure that it's Susan Solly! But what has snail-mad Susan done that's so terrible...?
Find out in this funny story for girls and boys aged seven and up.

Anne Fine is the author of many prize-winning and best-loved books for children and adults. The Tulip Touch won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal; Flour Babies won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year; Bill's New Frock won a Smarties Prize and Mrs Doubtfire was made into a major film starring Robin Williams. Anne Fine was named Children's Laureate in 2001 and was awarded an OBE in 2003.

  • Published: 25 June 1998
  • ISBN: 9780141937786
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

About the author

Anne Fine

Anne Fine is one of our most distinguished writers for children. She has written over fifty highly acclaimed books and has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and both the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year and the Carnegie Medal twice over. Anne was appointed the Children’s Laureate from 2001-3, and her work has been translated into over forty languages. In 2003 she became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE. Anne lives in County Durham.

Anne Fine was born and educated in the Midlands, and now lives in County Durham. She has written numerous highly acclaimed and prize-winning books for children and adults.
Her novel The Tulip Touch won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Goggle-Eyes won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal, and was adapted for television by the BBC; Flour Babies won the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award; Bill's New Frock won a Smarties Prize, and Madame Doubtfire has become a major feature film starring Robin Williams. Anne was the Children's Laureate 2001 - 2003 and won an OBE in 2003.

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