Fairy Tales (Puffin Books)

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Three raindrops have an argument on their way out of a cloud … A silly King goes for a walk with a dog tied to each leg … An enterprising herring, bored of the North Sea, decides to swim right round the world …

Thirty short stories of magic and adventure penned by Monty Python team member, Terry Jones. Embracing the tradition of the fairy tale, but adding Jones’s inimitable comic imagination and originality, each story makes a perfect bedtime read for children – and grown ups!

‘Could become a “modern classic” … the book is a joy’ Brian Patten, Spectator.

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'The whole family will ... not want to turn off. My recommended favourite of the season.' (Angela MacPherson BOOKSELLER )

'These highly inventive, delightful stories are to be reissued on CD. Hurrah! All the ingredents of good stories are there - fantasy, humour, morality, magic, silliness and mystery. Don't miss them.' (Angela MacPherson PUBLISHING NEWS )

'agreeably quirky.... What a lucky (and topical) find.' (Sue Arnold THE GUARDIAN )

'well-told tales ... tailor-made fro bedtime reading.' (Simon Evans Park & Holiday Homes )

'hilarious stories.... a side-splitting cast each reading a separate story in their own characteristic way.' ( www.writeaway.org.uk )

'a resplendent roll-call of narrators: the irresistible Joan Greenwood ("Dahling!"), rough-and-tough Bob Hoskins, calming Helen Mirren and tweedy Michael Hordern.' (Christina Hardyment THE TIMES ) --The Times

About the Author:

Terry Jones is perhaps best known as a scriptwriter and member of the Monty Python team. He is a successful historian, performer, director and writer for film, radio and television. His children's books have been enormously popular, including Bedtime Stories, The Knight and the Squire, The Lady and the Squire, Nicobobinus and The Saga of Erik the Viking.

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