The Kingfisher Treasury of Magical Stories

The Kingfisher Treasury of Magical Stories

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Magic is the stuff of childhood and many of the very best children's stories. This sparkling collection features spells and spell-breakers, witches and wizards, tricksters and enchanters, in a strange and mysterious blend of traditional and contemporary tales from around the world. This is a spellbinding collection to capture the imagination of any child.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129 x 199mm | 252g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753408694
  • 9780753408698

Table of contents

"The Little World, the Little Sun and the Wonderful Child", Margaret Mahy; "Tamlane" (A Scottish Folk Tale), retold by Winifred Finlay; "Cinderella's Sisters", Margaret Baker; "Under the Moon", Vivian French; "The Magic Gifts" (A Cajun Folk Tale), retold by Fiona Waters; "Dragon Trouble", Penelope Lively; "The Witch's Castle", James Reeves; "The Wind Cap", Jane Yolen; "The Wooden City", Terry Jones; "The Legend of Alderley", Alan Garner; "The Magic Ring" (A Persian Folk Tale), retold by Fiona Waters; "A Wreath of Wild Roses", retold by Barbara Sleigh; "La Corona and the Tin Frog", Russell Hoban.show more