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The Deadly Sweet Cupboard
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The Deadly Sweet Cupboard

By Hedley Griffin
ISBN 978-0-9546565-0-8
Category 3-7 years 30 illustrations
Winter 2010


One wet, windy, winter’s morning Harey decides to have a party because it is his birthday. Having been given some pot-pourri as a present he tries to drink the essential oil but Scampi saves him just in time, knocks over a candle and causes a fire, goes to use some plastic washing pouches for eating as jellies and swallows some "sweets" he finds in the medicine cabinet in the bathroom.

Author's Biography

Having spent 30 years as an animation director working for BBC and Channel 4 Schools Television, Hedley now concentrates on his own children's books on child safety. Some of the BBC programmes he worked on included “On The Road”, “The Worm That Turned”, “Vision On”, “You and Me”, and “Maths Mansion”, “Rat-a-Tat-Tat”, “Word Machine” for Channel 4.


: "Overall, it's a great way of dealing with safety and teaching children in a memorable way." Scholar Magazine Summer Reviews. "A great idea because as well as being a cracking read for the 3-7 age group, they also incorporate a message about safety in the home, or out and about." The Sunday Post. " Just the kind of holiday reading to entertain - and, most important, to teach the youngsters in your care a lasting lesson." Education Journal. £5.99 Paperback

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