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Children's Fiction Humorous Stories

Duff the Giant Killer

by (author) Budge Wilson

illustrated by Kim La Fave

Publisher
Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Jan 1997
Category
Humorous Stories
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780887803833
    Publish Date
    Jan 1997
    List Price
    $14.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780887803826
    Publish Date
    Jan 1997
    List Price
    $5.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
  • Reading age: 5 to 10

Description

Getting over the chicken pox can be boring, but Duff and Simon find a great way to enjoy themselves - acting out one of their favourite stories, Jack the Giant Killer, in the park. In fact, they do it so well the police get into the act.

About the authors

Budge Wilson (b. 1927) was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and lived in Kingston, Ontario, before moving back to North West Cove, Nova Scotia. A former commercial artist and photographer, she has written more than twenty books, many of them for children and young adults; her awards include the Ann Connor Brimer Award for children's literature. "Mr. Manuel Jenkins" is included in her story collecton The Leaving (Anansi, 1991).

Budge Wilson's profile page

Kim La Fave, a Governor General's Award-winning artist, is the illustrator of Amos's Sweater (by Janet Lunn) -- winner of the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for illustration -- Follow That Star (by Kenneth Oppel), I Am Small (by Cherrie Fitch), the bestselling The Bones and Skeleton Book (by Steven Cumbaa) and many other children's books. He lives in Roberts Creek, BC.

Kim La Fave's profile page

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