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"A Narrow Squeak" by Dick King-Smith, "How the Bee Became" by Ted Hughes, and Alison Lurie's "Kate Crackernuts" are among the many entertaining stories in this anthology.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published June 10th 2004 by Kingfisher
(first published April 15th 1995)
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Fun read aloud, and at a level that kids can take over the reading aloud for their friends. My fifth graders were in hysterics from "The Talking Bowtie" and the story about show and tell. Each story is just a few pages long.