y Nanny Piggins and the Runaway Lion selected work   children's fiction   children's   adventure  
Is part of Nanny Piggins R. A. Spratt 2009 series - author children's fiction (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'With a runaway lion loose in the neighbourhood, Derrick, Samantha and Michael feel scared. Nanny Piggins feels like a slice of cake. And Boris feels like that lion looks strangely familiar.

'In this third action-packed book of adventures, Nanny Piggins tames a lion and a lion tamer. She revolutionises the sport of ski jumping, introduces hot-pink leotards to the local Neighbourhood Watch, demonstrates trapeze skills on a moving bus, plays badminton with a wok and teaches Shakespeare a thing or two about how to write a play. All while thwarting Mr Green's attempt to send her favourite children to Nicaragua (she does find it wearisome having to put him in his place constantly). And yet, somehow, she still finds time to bake lots and lots of cake.' (From the pubblisher's website.)

Notes

  • A collection of eleven stand-alone stories.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2010 .
      Extent: 271p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 May 2010.
      ISBN: 9781864719710 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

More of the Same Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 322 2010; (p. 66-67)

— Review of Nanny Piggins and the Runaway Lion R. A. Spratt 2010 selected work children's fiction ; The Vulture of Sommerset Stephen M. Giles 2010 single work children's fiction ; You Turkeys! Michael Gerard Bauer 2010 single work children's fiction ; Scratch Kitten and the Ghost Ship Jessica Green 2010 single work children's fiction
More of the Same Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 322 2010; (p. 66-67)

— Review of Nanny Piggins and the Runaway Lion R. A. Spratt 2010 selected work children's fiction ; The Vulture of Sommerset Stephen M. Giles 2010 single work children's fiction ; You Turkeys! Michael Gerard Bauer 2010 single work children's fiction ; Scratch Kitten and the Ghost Ship Jessica Green 2010 single work children's fiction
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