There are traditional nursery rhymes and fairy tales as well as modern classics by author's like Shirley Hughes and Jane Hissey alongside Beatrix Potter's THE TALE OF MRS TIGGY-WINKLE and THE BORROWERS by Mary Norton. There are extracts too from old favourites like Wind in the Willows, The Secret Garden, Ballet Shoes and The Jungle Book. What a fantastic line-up! The contents list reads like a who's who of children's literature.
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Edition Hutchinson Children's Books, 1995. Edited by Alison Sage, Foreword by Quentin Blake. ISBN: 978-0-09-176144-8. 512 pages, large size: 20.8 x 3.5 x 26.2 cm. The new and unread book remains in excellent condition: dust cover intact; green cloth hard cover bright with gilt letterings on spine; text all clean, neat and tight. Prompt dispatch from UK.Review:
"This lavishly illustrated, prize-winning anthology is the perfect introduction to a great literary heritage" ( Shetland Times)
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091761441
Book Description Hutchinson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091761441