Beware Beware by Susan Hill

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On a cold winter evening, a little girl leaves her mother's warm kitchen to find out what lies outside in the shadows of the mysterious, dark woods.

About Susan Hill

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Author Susan Hill was born in Scarborough, United Kingdom on February 5, 1942. She graduated from King's College in London in 1963 and became a full-time writer. She worked as a freelance journalist between 1963 and 1968 and has been a monthly columnist for the Daily Telegraph since 1977. She founded her own publishing company, Long Barn Books, in 1996 and publishes a literary magazine called Books and Company. She has written works of fiction and non-fiction as well as children's books. She also edits short story compilations. She won numerous awards including a Somerset Maugham Award for I'm the King of the Castle; the Whitbread Novel Award for The Bird of Night; the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for The Albatross, and the Smarties Prize for Can It Be True? She currently lives in Cotswolds with her husband. Max Eilenberg is the author of SQUEAK'S GOOD IDEA, illustrated by Patrick Benson, and COWBOY KID, illustrated by Sue Heap. He lives in London. Angela Barrett is the illustrator of many picture books, including JOAN OF ARC by Josephine Poole, THE HIDDEN HOUSE by Martin Waddell, and THROUGH THE TEMPESTS DARK AND WILD: A STORY OF MARY SHELLEY, CREATOR OF FRANKENSTEIN by Sharon Darrow. She lives in London.
Published January 1, 1993 by Candlewick Press. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The lure of the world beyond the window proves irresistible for the pinafored heroine of this beautifully paced picture book. Mother is at the stove (``Kitchen's warm. / Smells of spice'') as her daug

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Hill ( The Glass Angels ) cleverly contains both the child's excitement and fear in her refrain, ``Beware, beware.'' Once the girl has slipped outside, the woods beckon.

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