Classic Animal Stories

Classic Animal Stories

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From the wise spider in Charlotte's Web to the brave young rabbit in Watership Down, this superbly illustrated anthology unites popular characters from the animal world. A truly timeless collection, this beautiful book allows young animal lovers to sample a wide variety of classic children's literature brought to life by the brightest talents in contemporary illustration.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 196 x 266 x 24mm | 920.79g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • full colour artwork
  • 0753415739
  • 9780753415733
  • 2,164,786

About Sally Grindley

Sally Grindley is the award-winning author of over a dozen picture books including Shhh! (Andersen), winner of the UK's Children's Book Award, I Don't Want To (Little, Brown), and Wake Up Dad (Doubleday). She also writes novels for older children - including Smarties Prize Winner Spilled Water. Sally is also an experienced compiler and has put together several story anthologies for Kingfisher, including Stories for the Very Young. Sally lives in Cheltenham, Gloucester.show more

Table of contents

Contents includes:; Aesop's Fables 'The Jay and the Peacock' - retold by Saviour Pirotta; Born Free - Joy Adamson; Brer Fox Catches Old Man Tarrypin - Joel Chandler Harris; Farmer Boy - Laura Ingalls Wilder; Gobbolino the Witch's Cat - Ursula Moray Williams; How the Whale Got His Throat - Rudyard Kipling; Mrs Frisby and the Rats of Nimh - Robert O'Brien; My Family and Other Animals - Gerald Durrell; The Happy Prince - Oscar Wilde; The Incredible Journey - Sheila Burnford; The Midnight Fox - Betsy Byars; The Nightingale - Hans Christian Andersen; The Hodgeheg - Dick King-Smith; War Horse - Michael Morpurgo; The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame.show more

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