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: 271,168

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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Author information

Saviour Pirotta is the bestselling author of over 100 children's books. His work ranges from novelty titles for toddlers to short novels and collections of folk tales. Saviour has been fascinated by traditional tales since he was a child, and before becoming a full-time writer he worked as a storyteller for the Commonwealth Institute in London, visiting schools and libraries around Britain. His titles include The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths and Around the World in 80 Tales. Emma Chichester Clark trained at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College. In 1988 she won the Mother Goose Award for the most promising newcomer in children's book illustration and has since collaborated on a number of picture books and story collections, including I Love You, Blue Kangaroo, which was shortlisted for the Greenaway Medal. Her titles for Orchard include The Orchard Book of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales and The Orchard Book of Aesop's Fables.

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