Around the World in 80 Tales

Around the World in 80 Tales

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This stunningly illustrated story collection whizzes the reader around the world, exploring 6 different continents through retellings of traditional tales. Featuring weird and wonderful plots, amazing characters and exotic locations, these stories are hilarious and moving in turn and will encourage children to learn about different cultures and the wider world. In North America, it covers: America; Canada; Native American; African-American; Hawaii; Cuba; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Mexico; and Guatemala. In South America, it covers: Colombia; Venezuela; Ecuador; Peru; Bolivia; Paraguay; Brazil; Chile; and Argentina. In Europe, it covers: England; Wales; Scotland; Ireland; Denmark; Norway; Sweden; Finland; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russia; Poland; Hungary; Romania; Bulgaria; Greece; Malta; Italy; Switzerland; Austria; Germany; Netherlands; Belgium; France; Spain; Portugal; and Turkey. In Africa, it covers: Morocco; Tunisia; Egypt; Sudan; Ethiopia; Somalia; Ghana; Nigeria; Kenya; Tanzania; Zimbabwe; Madagascar; Botswana; and South Africa. In Asia, it covers : Israel; Saudi Arabia; Iran; Afghanistan; India; China; Mongolia; Korea; Japan; Tibet; Thailand; Vietnam; Philippines; Malaysia; and Indonesia. In Australasia, it covers: Australia; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; and Fiji.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 250 x 300mm
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • full colour artwork illustrations
  • 0753413477
  • 9780753413470

About Saviour Pirotta

Saviour Pirotta has written over 60 fiction and non-fiction books for children and his works have been translated into ten languages. He has a special interest in myths and traditional legends from arond the world. He was born in Malta and is a trained chef. He is the author of Kingfisher's Aesop's Fables (2005), illustrated by Richard Johnson. Richard Johnson graduated from Loughborough University School of Art and Design in 1999 and has been working as an illustrator ever since. Presented with the Silver Award for children's book illustration in Images 26, Richard has illustrated picture books for Chrysalis, Templar, OUP, Lion and HarperCollins, and collaborated with Saviour Pirotta for Kingfisher on Aesop's Fables (2005).show more

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3 18% (11)
2 5% (3)
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