Mister Whistler

By Margaret Mahy; Gavin Bishop (Illustrator)
(Gecko Press, Hardcover, 9781877467912, 32pp.)

Publication Date: January 2013

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Mister Whistler always has a song in his head and a dance in his legs. But when he has to catch the train, he is so distracted he loses his ticket and has to dance his way out of his clothes to find it! Illustrations.

About the Author
Margaret Mahy lived in New Zealand and was internationally acknowledged as one of the most outstanding children s writers of her day. She was the author of more than two hundred books for children of all ages, two of which receivedEngland's Carnegie Medal and others of which have garnered numerous citations from the American Library Association. She was also the recipient of an Order of New Zealand, the highest honor a citizen can receive. In 2006 she receivd the Hans Christian Andersen award for her contributions to international children's literature.

Gavin Bishop is the author of Chicken Licken and Mrs. McGinty and the Bizarre Plant, both published by Oxford. In 1982, he was a prizewinner in the prestigious Noma Concours illustrators competition held in Japan. He lives in New Zealand.
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