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Retold by renowned children's writer, Geraldine McCaughrean, here are all the best-loved fairy tales and more. Favourites such as Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Snow White, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, the Little Mermaid, and the Princess and the Pea are accompanied by other treasures such as the Three Gifts of the North Wind, Cap-of-Rushes, and the Tinderbox. As ever, Geraldine's writing style is original and dramatic, and she weaves magic into her world of knights, witches, frogs, and princesses. Sophy Williams' delicate and atmospheric colour illustrations throughout the collection complement the text beautifully to make this a perfect gift.
'This beautifully designed book will stand the test of time and give pleasure for many, many years.' Booktrust
'A sumptuous collection of fairy stories retold by Geraldine McCaughrean, who has an exceptional ability to spin out the magic of any story.' The Guardian
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Fall under the fairy-tale spell in this enchanting treasury.
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Book Description Oxford UP, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Escape into a world of knights and princesses, wicked witches and talking frogs in this beautifully illustrated treasury of fairy tales. All the favourite stories are here, such as Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Cinderella, as well as lesser-known but no less charming tales. It is the perfect collection for sharing with young children and for them to treasure and read alone as they get older. Age 4+. Seller Inventory # 217660
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0192794450