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Tale of a One-Way Street: And Other Stories

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We are taken to peculiar lands where all the magical things that only seem to happen in dreams really do happen. We meet strange creatures by going the wrong way up a one-way street. We learn about what a peculiar muddle your presents can get into when your birthday cake is baked with a wishing spoon. And if you manage to save the king of grasshoppers from drowning in your

Paperback, 127 pages
Published August 5th 1986 by Puffin Books (first published January 1st 1978)
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Laura Morrigan
It is in part Jan Pienowski's wonderfully evocative illustrations that make this book so magical! If you are ever going to get a copy of this book, I recommend the illustrated version!
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Jan Michel Pieńkowski is a Polish-born British illustrator and author of children's books. He is probably best known for his Meg and Mog books with writer Helen Nicoll and for his pop-up books, including Haunted House (winner of the 1980 Kate Greenaway Medal), Robot, Dinner Time, Good Night and 17 others.

Pieńkowski illustrated his first book at the age of eight, as a present for his father. During
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