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Specially commissioned short stories, by prize-winning authors, on the theme of Mirrors. READERSHIP: 10 - 14
A collection of new, specially commissioned short stories by some of the finest authors of children's books today: Anne Fine, Berlie Doherty, Leslie Howarth, Mary Arrigan, Gaye Hicilmaz, Jeremy Strong, Malorie Blackman, Elizabeth Laird, Melvin Burgess, Celia Rees, Kate Thompson, Paul Stewart, Vivian French, Alan Durant, Annie Dalton in range of genres - humour, horror, fantasy, traditional, realism and romance. The collection is aimed at good readers between 10 and 14, and the strength of the stories combined with the excellence of their authors will be certainly be welcomed by teachers, librarians and parents. Edited by Wendy Cooling, a well-known and highly respected figure in the world of education and children's books and the editor of Centuries of Stories.
Wendy Cooling was a teacher of English in a London comprehensive for many years. She left to head up the Children's Book Foundation [now Young Book Trust] and initiated the hugely successful Books for Babies scheme. She has edited many anthologies, including Collins Centuries of Stories, and is an acknowledged expert in, and champion of, children's books, reading and education.