Tall Story by Candy Gourlay: 'convincing, witty and poignant' the bookseller pick of june 2010; 'one of the best in 2010' bookwitch
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Winner, Crystal Kite Prize for Europe 2011
SPACESHORTLISTED Branford Boase Award 2011
Blue Peter medal: Blue Peter favourite story shortlisted
Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2011
Tall Story's been nominated for the Carnegie medal!

Useful Stuff for Parents, Teachers, Librarians, and Booksellers

NEW! Do Not Disturb Door Hangers

You can download the full sized PDFs below!

I made these door hangers using my friend Sarah McIntyre's (Thanks, Sarah!) wonderful Tall Storycartoon. You can download the full size templates, front and back below, glue them to cardboard and voila! You can read in peace!

Tall Story door hanger, FRONT: 'Do Not Disturb: I am Reading'
TALLSTORYdoorhanger1.pdf
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Tall Story door hanger BACK: 'Done REading. You May Feed Me NOW'
TALLSTORYdoorhanger2.pdf
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Legend in Your Own time Activity Sheet

There are several legends sewn into TALL STORY. Have you found them yet? I had so much fun making up legends based on old stories that I grew up with that I thought you might enjoy creating legends as well!
Watch the video below and use this guide to create a
Legend in Your Own Time.
legendinyourowntime.pdf
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A discussion guide for classrooms and book clubs

Eight questions exploring the themes of magic and culture clash and the relationship between Andi and Bernardo. Warning: there might be spoilers if you haven't read the book yet!
schoolguide1.pdf
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Fact File about Gigantism

Some facts about what causes Gigantism and a related writing activity.
gigantismfacts.pdf
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So Many Armpits Poster

"So many armpits, so little deodorant" : A fun poster for classroom, bedroom, bookstore, etc. etc. etc.
armpitposter.pdf
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Cool Teacher's Guide for Children's Book Week

BOOKS AROUND THE WORLD: TEACHER'S PACK 2010

This guide created by Booktrust for Children's Book Week 2010 has super advice on events, activities and resources that would be valued by teachers and librarians from any country (it was produced for the UK)
teachersguide2010.pdf
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