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The giant's necklace, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Briony May Smith

Label
The giant's necklace
Title
The giant's necklace
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Briony May Smith
Title variation
giants necklace
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It all began with a necklace, made of glistening pink cowrie shells. A long, long necklace that had taken Cherry days - weeks - of careful, painstaking work. It was nearly complete, and Cherry was determined it would be the longest necklace she had ever made; that it would be fit for a giant! But the end of the holidays had arrived. "You've only got today, Cherry," said her mother. "Just today, that's all." Cherry didn't mind, a day would be enough - she only needed a few more shells. So, amidst the taunts of her older brothers, she set out to search for them. Then the clouds grew dark and the waves grew large, and as the storm blew in, Cherry realized, to her horror, that she was cut off from the shore. From then on, events began to take a decidedly dark turn. One from which there was no turning back ..
Summary
It all began with a necklace, made of glistening pink cowrie shells. It was nearly complete, and Cherry was determined it would be the longest necklace she had ever madeBut the end of the holidays had arrived. "You've only got today, Cherry," said her mother. Cherry only needed a few more shells. So, amidst the taunts of her older brothers, she set out to search for them. Then the clouds grew dark and the waves grew large, and as the storm blew in, Cherry realized, to her horror, that she was cut off from the shore. From then on, events began to take a decidedly dark turn. One from which there was no turning back
Tone
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10550870
Cataloging source
QPPL
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Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Smith, Briony May
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True
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  • Necklaces
  • Shells
  • Tin mines and mining
  • Cornwall (England : County)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The giant's necklace, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Briony May Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 1982 in The white horse of Zennor and other stories
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058620001
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
78 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781406357127
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)958852339
Label
The giant's necklace, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Briony May Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 1982 in The white horse of Zennor and other stories
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058620001
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
78 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781406357127
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)958852339

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