The Real Fairy Storybook

The Real Fairy Storybook

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By (author) Georgie Adams, Illustrated by Sally Gardner, Read by Emma Chambers

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It is Midsummer's Eve. Blossom, the Royal Dressmaker, and her assistants Nightwing, Fancy, Trip and Pod are hard at work making the Fairy Queen's new dress for the Midsummer Ball. To pass the time, they take turns telling stories - stories no human child has heard before: * The Seahorse and the Kelpie King * When I was a Tooth Fairy * Princess Curly Long Locks * The Shoemaker and the Robber Elves * One Pumpkin, Five Dears and Three Good Wishes

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Georgie Adams was born in Tunbridge Wells, and grew up in Kent and Sussex. She was an editor for many years in the UK and Australia, was co-director of a small publishing company in London, before becoming a successful writer of children's books. She has written over 70 books, mostly for young children. Georgie is married to artist and printmaker, Tom Adams, has two daughters and three stepchildren, and lives in a rural part of North Cornwall, overlooking the Kensey Valley. Her website is http://www.georgieadams.com/ Sally Gardner is an award-winning novelist from London. Her books have been translated into 22 languages and have sold more than one million copies in the UK. Her historical novel for older readers, I, Coriander, won the Smarties Children's Book Prize in 2005. Two thrillers both set at the time of the French Revolution, The Red Necklace and The Silver Blade, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize in 2009, followed. Actor Dominic West (The Wire) has bought the film rights to both titles. Her YA novel, The Double Shadow, was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. Sally Gardner's stories for middle readers include Lucy Willow and the popular Magical Children series of six titles: The Strongest Girl in the World, The Invisible Boy, The Boy with Magic Numbers, The Smallest Girl in the World, The Boy with the Lightning Feet, and The Boy who could Fly, which are also available as audio books. She has also written and illustrated picture books including The Fairy Catalogue, The Glass Heart, The Book of Princesses and Playtime Rhymes. Sally Gardner continues to be an avid spokesperson for dyslexia, working to change the way it is perceived by society. She is dyslexic and argues that it is not a disability, but a gift. Her website is www.sallygardner.net and you can follow her on Twitter @TheSallyGardner Emma Chambers is perhaps still best known for her role as Alice Tinker, the dizzy verger in The Vicar of Dibley opposite Dawn French, for which she won a 1998 British Comedy Award for Best Actress. She also starred as Charity Pecksniff in the acclaimed BBC production of Martin Chuzzlewit, and in How do You Want Me?, The Mixer, Skullduggery, The Secret Garden and Drop The Dead Donkey. On film, she has appeared as William's zany sister Honey in the film Notting Hill and in Bridget Jones's Diary and Mickey Blue Eyes. She will be seen as Betsy in the film The Clandestine Marriage. Her many theatre credits include Tartuffe at the Almeida, Trelawney of the Wells and Invisible Friends at the Royal National Theatre and Henceforward in the West End.

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Perfect for listening at bedtime. A refreshing changer from some of today's stories proving that recipe for beginning (once upon a time) and ending (happily every after) still enchants today's sophisticated youngsters. CAROUSEL A collection of well-known fairy tales that young and old will never tire of hearing -- Kim Bunce THE OBSERVER 'Original stories are told by the fairies themselves. The two girls who tested this out for me were both captivated' -- Vidar Hjardeng DISABILITY TIMES