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    DescriptionThis is a collection of three classic fairy tales that are retold. It includes the magical stories from around the world each feature the ups and downs, the good and bad of various sister relationships. There is romance, adventure, bravery and double-dealing, all retold for newly-confident readers.


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    Title
    Sisters with Glass Hearts and Other Classic Fairy-Tales
    Authors and contributors
    Retold by Fiona Waters
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 93
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 87 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780747547099
    ISBN 10: 0747547092
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    DC21: 823.914
    BIC E4L: TRD, F5+
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AF
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 823.914
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: PZ
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Book Type: EF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    BISAC V2.8: JUV013070
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV038000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 5AF
    BISAC V2.8: JUV012030
    Thema V1.0: YFJ
    Illustrations note
    B&w Illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Publication date
    07 August 2000
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review text
    Retold in true fairy-story tradition, these attractive books are perfect for older children to read to themselves or out loud to an adult, and contain three stories, each one revealing human emotion, cooperation and fears to overcome. Pen and ink pictures and easy-to-read text work together to tell the tales of how the sisters rescue their poorly father by falling in love with a beast, turning a poisonous snake into a handsome prince and triumphing over terrible spells that have been cast upon a brother. In every story the sisters are different; some are kind and good, and some are bad and thoughtless. But the situations they have to face will make each one use her imagination and individuality to triumph over the difficulties and dangers that each magical story places before her. There are four titles in the series; each and every one revealing great adventures within enchanted worlds of magic and mystery. The stories come from places as diverse as East Africa, China, India, Norway and Germany. Perfect paperbacks to enjoy at bedtime or in the car, and books that you will love to read again and again. (Kirkus UK)