A New Room for William by Sally Grindley

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When William moves house he does not like his new room or his new garden and he wants to go back to his old house. But moving is always hard and William's mum persuades him that he would feel much better if he helped choose the wallpaper for his room. But just one question remains unanswered.
 

About Sally Grindley

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SALLY GRINDLEY has been involved with children 's books nearly all her working life, first as editor of the children 's book club Books for Children, and for almost as long as an author. Her children 's novel, "Spilled Water", won the Smarties Prize Gold Medal. She lives in Cheltenham, England. Carol Thompson has illustrated more than 30 picture books in England and the United States. She lives in Leicestershire, England.
 
Published January 1, 2000 by BLOOMSBURY. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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I like my old room better, says William at the beginning of this gentle picture book about adjusting to change. But by the time he helps his mother put up his new dinosaur wallpaper and makes frie

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The tale takes a surprising twist at the end when William asks, ""Will Dad let me choose the paper for my room at his new house?"" Grindley (What Are Friends For?) charts William's gradual change in attitude toward his new home with warmth and sympathy.

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