The Giant's Necklace

The Giant's Necklace

by Sir Michael Morpurgo and Briony May Smith

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 01/08/2018

  $11.76

Short-story-telling at its very best, from the master storyteller.


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 not only that it would be the longest necklace she had ever made, but that it would be fit for a giant! But the end of the summer 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 after all. 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. And one from which there was no turning back...

ISBN:
9781406369250
9781406369250
Category:
Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
01-08-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Walker Books
Briony May Smith

Briony May Smith grew up in Sandhurst in Berkshire, playing in the garden with her younger brother and sister. She studied Illustration at Falmouth University and was Highly Commended for the Macmillan Children's book prize in 2013 and 2014.

She now lives in Devon, where her work day mainly consists of drawing fairies, interrupted only when her dog, Finbar, demands his walk. Briony's work is inspired by fairy tales and folklore and life in the country.

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