Maureen Haslehurst - Hachette Children's Group

Maureen Haslehurst



I grew up in the North East of England in a family that loved telling stories and making music. By the time I left school I had decided to be both a writer and the lead singer in a rock band. I never got to be a rock star, but happily I did get to be a writer. Most of my stories are make-believe, but others are true - like the time I really did dig up a skeleton in the garden! Being a writer is exciting, especially when a new character unexpectedly arrives in my mind and sparks off a new story. It's then that the fun begins...
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Date published: New > Old

Franklin Watts

The Emperor's New Kit

Maureen Haslehurst, Kelly Kennedy
Contributors:
Maureen Haslehurst, Kelly Kennedy

Enrico Empery is known as 'the Emperor' of football. When a big cup match approaches his team mate, Freddie Foulo, tells the Emperor about a very special kit that only brilliant footballers can see... Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.