The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales

The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales

Hardback Orchard Books

By (author) Saviour Pirotta, Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

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  • Publisher: ORCHARD BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 244mm x 268mm x 20mm | 980g
  • Publication date: 6 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1408309831
  • ISBN 13: 9781408309834
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 301,735

Product description

Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses and handsome princes, wicked witches and good fairies. Here are ten of the best-loved fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm, retold in a friendly, accessible way that's perfect for young children. Saviour Pirotta's lively retellings of these classic fairy tales are perfectly complemented by Emma Chichester Clark's rich, glowing illustrations, making this book a joy to share and a gift to treasure. Contents: The Sleeping Princess; The Magic Gingerbread House; The Magic Bear and the Handsome Prince;The Golden-Haired Girl in the Tower; Little Mouse and Lazy Cat; The Princess and the Seven Dwarves; The Swans and the Brave Princess; The Naughty Princess and the Frog; The Girl Who Spun Straw into Gold; The Twelve Dancing Princesses.

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Saviour Pirotta has written over 80 books for children, ranging from picture and information books to novels. He has won an Aesop Accolade in the United States and been commended by the American Booksellers Magazine and the National Council for Social Studies for his picture book Turtle Bay [Frances Lincoln]. Saviour is a trained chef and likes making his own pizza and ice cream. He also likes travelling and his favourite destination is the island of Corfu in Greece.

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A very enjoyable first reading experience for your budding bookworm. Junior