Winnie's New Computer: Big Book Ed.
by Valerie Thomas (9780192728746)

Winnie's New Computer: Big Book Ed.
Valerie Thomas
Release Date: 2009
Format: Big book
Pages: 32
Category: Character Books
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192728746
ISBN-10: 0192728741

Winnie the Witch is very pleased with her new computer. She decides to throw away her book of spells and her wand-from now on all her magic will be at the click of a mouse! When Wilbur tries to pounce on the mouse, things start to go wrong. Winnie wakes up to discover she has no cat . . . and no computer. She could really use a little magic but just where is it going to come from? This is a hilarious Winnie story for the digital age!

'unmissable' Children's Bookseller

'Paul's artwork is as dynamic and arresting as ever. His comic touch is perfectly judged, stretching this simple story within reach of a wide age group' The Guardian

A picture-book favourite, Winnie has been charming readers since 1987.

The 'Winnie the Witch' titles have sold over two million copies worldwide and have been translated into more than 20 languages.

Each page is chock full of funny detail and crazy goings-on.

Winner of the Children's Book Award 1987 for 'Winnie the Witch'.

About the Author & Illustrator
Korky Paul was born in Zimbabwe. He began his illustration career in Greece, working on a series of educational books. Prior to being published in the UK by Oxford University Press, he worked in advertising and studied film animation in California. His illustrated books have won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award on three occasions, and have been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award, also on three occasions. He now lives in Oxford with his wife and two children.

Valerie Thomas was born in Australia and has lived there for most of her life. She has worked in education for many years, teaching in schools in Australia and the UK. She also enjoys travelling and has visited most parts of the world. She used to share her house with a big black cat just like Wilbur from her 'Winnie the Witch' stories.

Picture books: 'Winnie the Witch' 'Winnie's Magic Wand' 'Winnie in Winter' 'Winnie Flies Again' 'Winnie's New Computer' 'Winnie's Midnight Dragon' 'Winnie at the Seaside' 'Winnie's Flying Carpet' 'Happy Birthday, Winnie!' Fiction (written by Laura Owen): 'Winnie Says Cheese' 'Mini Winnie' 'Winnie the Twit' 'Whizz-bang Winnie'

AUD $39.95

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Reviews of Winnie's New Computer: Big Book Ed.:

`A blend of farce and black comedy complements the wacky, anarchic artwork, it's an absolute must' Raising

`More hilarious fun from our favourite, scatty witch with the usual detailed illustrations adding so much to the story. Fun for all ages and abilities' Primary Times

`Kids will enjoy finding new detail in the illustrations on each reading' FQ (Fathers' Quarterly)

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