Classic Animal Stories
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Classic Animal Stories

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From the sassy cricket hero of A Cricket in Times Square to the charmingly bumbling mole from The Wind in the Willows and other figures from more than a dozen timeless classics, this anthology is a lovely introduction to some of the most enduring characters in all of children's literature. The carefully selected excerpts include works by Aesop, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rudyard Kipling, Gerald Durrell, Hans Christian Andersen, and many more. In these pages children will discover wondrous worlds, while adults will recognize long-lost friends. Classic Animal Stories chosen by Sally Grindley is a beautifully illustrated keepsake collection will provide hours of wonderful read-together memories for the whole family.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 198.12 x 269.24 x 20.32mm | 884.5g
  • Kingfisher
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0753462109
  • 9780753462102
  • 2,196,373

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School Library JournalAn enjoyable assortment of stories. . . . The entries are freshly illustrated with lively artwork, each by a different artist. . . . This serviceable collection could be fun for sharing at home or in the classroom.show more

About Sally Grindley

Sally Grindley is the award-winning author of more than a dozen picture books, as well as novels for older children, including Spilled Water, which was awarded a Smarties Prize, one of the U.K.'s top honors.show more

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