Every old object can find a new home in this cheerful tale about reusing and recycling, from award-winning author Anne Fine.
Mr Frost's classroom is always in a mess, and now his class are on a mission to send all the things they don't need off to a charity shop – including the rubbish bin that falls over at the slightest touch! From books to old toys, they bring in all sorts of items to send away in the bin, but little do they know that what one person doesn't want might be just the thing someone else has been looking for. A fun and quirky tale on the wonders of recycling! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
Anne Fine, Illustrated by Vicki Gausden
An acclaimed and award-winning author of books for both adults and children, Anne Fine was the second Waterstones Children’s Laureate holding the post from 2001 to 2003. Fine began writing in the 1970’s and since then has written more than seventy books for children of all ages as well as novels for adults. Amongst her best-known works are Goggle-Eyes, which won both the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the coveted Carnegie Medal, Flour Babies, which also won the Carnegie, Madame Doubtfire, later adapted into the hit children’s film Mrs Doubtfire, and Bill’s New Frock. In 2003 Anne Fine was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was awarded an OBE.