The story of Cinderella as you've never heard it before ...A girl whose fortunes have plummeted from wealthy aristocrat to servant - girl. A magic hazel twig. A prince. A desperate escape from danger. This is not the story of ...
7 children’s books by the writer
Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, of French parents, Sophie Masson came to Australia at the age of five. All her childhood, the family moved back and forth between Australia and France, so Sophie grew up between worlds, and between languages. She has published more than 50 novels in Australia and internationally, mostly for young adults and children, but also for adults, including the internationally- selling Forest of Dreams. Her books have been shortlisted for many awards; The Hunt for Ned Kelly won a New South Wales Premier's Award, and The Hand of Glory an Aurealis. Sophie is married with three grown-up children. She lives in country New South Wales with her husband David Leach...Series editor Lyn White has been a primary-school teacher-librarian and EAL (English as an Additional Language) teacher for more than twenty years, and recently completed postgraduate studies in Editing and Communications at the University of Melbourne. She is passionate about children's literature, committed to developing life-long reading habits in children and has great expertise in engaging students with quality texts and teachers with quality resources. Lyn does some teaching at Blackburn English Language School and is a pre-service supervisor with Deakin University.
Meet a brave little girl called Masha who outwits a big bad bear with some tasty pies, and a beautiful but none too bright rooster, his long-suffering friends, and a cunning fox! Two Trickster Tales from Russia is the launch ...
A moving novel about one child's life in the middle of the drug war in Mexico.
For high-school student Emilio Garcia Lopez, it's an ordinary school day. But that evening the knock on the door announcing the arrival of his police-officer cousin Juanita, flanked by a tall man in the uniform of the Federal Police ...
Bianca Dalmatin wants for nothing. As the heir to a department store empire and stepdaughter of the beautiful Lady Belladonna, the only thing Bianca longs for is a friend. It seems that her wish is granted at the Duke's ...
A romp through both the alphabet and the world of folk tale! Sophie Masson's lively verse gathers together a dazzling range of folklore, made vividly contemporary with Chris Nielsen's striking artwork.
All the colours of the rainbow are explored against the striking backdrop of two different worlds. A stunning exploration of colour by internationally acclaimed author Sophie Masson and emerging illustrator Michael McMahon.