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Children's Laureate 2001-2003

Carnegie Medal 1989, 1992

Whitbread Award 1993, 1996

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The cover of 'Only a Show'

Miss Henry said, "On Monday, I want every single person in the class to give a little show."

Anna can't think of a thing to do.

But then she accidentally knocks Scruff, her rabbit puppet, out of her schoolbag.

Everyone becomes excited at the prospect of a rabbit show. So Anna takes Scruff to the front of the class and hopes for the best...

Only a Show is a book for younger children by Anne Fine, with illustrations by Strawberrie Donnelly

it was first published in 1990, and the Puffin edition came out in 1998.

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ISBN: 978-0-14-038843-5