Animal tales are among the most popular of Joan Aiken's short stories and in this stunning collection the ambience of ghostly backgrounds gives an added richness of content to their elusive magic. Two stories in the collection, The Dogs, the Cats and the Mice and The Dancers are published for the first time. The book also includes a selection of Joan Aiken's poems which have never before been published in this country. Strikingly illustrated in full colour, by prize-winning artist, Amanda Harvey this beautiful gift book makes an excellent offering for the Christmas market.
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A wonderful gift collection of ghostly short stories.From the Back Cover:
A wonderful collection of beautifully illustrated short stories and poems from the legendary storyteller, Joan Aiken. ‘Joan Aiken is one of our greatest childern’s writers and a master of the art of short stories. A collection of her spine-tingling animal tales and poems has been assembled in a yhandsome volume expressively illustrated by Amanda Harvey’ Sunday Times ‘A beautiful collection of stories and poems...Amanda Harvey’s illustrations...capture the otherness of the stories’ Guardian ‘An absolutely lovely book. It is beautifully produced, with delightful illustrations, and I can well imagine a child lucky enough to be given a copy would keep it for many years as a well-loved treasure’ Booktrusted News ‘This collection of short stories and poems were written over a period of sixty years, but there is a freshness and lightness of touch which make them entrancing still. A book to treasure’ Carousel
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Book Description Red Fox, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Rapidly dispatched worldwide from our clean, automated UK warehouse within 1-2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000015825
Book Description Red Fox, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 144 pages. 9.84x7.52x0.43 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099434067
Book Description RED FOX BOOKS (RAND), 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099434067