Spellbound : Fantasy Stories

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This collection of 18 stories introduces young readers to the best contemporary writers of fantasy. It also contains extracts from enduring classics such as C. S. Lewis' "The Silver Chair", "Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling and "Five Children and It" by E. Nesbit. Carefully selected by the renowned children's writer Diana Wynne Jones, this is an anthology to treasure. This stories include: "The Peasant and the Devil" - The Brothers Grimm; "Boris Chernevsky's Hands" - Jane Yolen; "The Hobgoblin's Hat" - Tove Jansson; "Ully the Piper" - Andre Norton; "Milo Conducts the Dawn" - Norton Juster; "Who Goes Down this Dark Road?" - Joan Aiken; "The House of Harfang" - C. S. Lewis; "Martha in the Witch's Power" - K. M. Briggs; "Abu Ali Meets a Dragon" - Noel Langley; "The Box of Delights" - John Masefield; "The Amazing Flights of the Gump" - L. Frank Baum; "On the Great Wall" - Rudyard Kipling; "The Waking of the Kraken" - Eva Ibbotson; "The Caves in the Hills" - Elizabeth Goudge; "Bigger than the Baker's Boy" - E. Nesbit; "Jermain and the Sorceress" - Patricia C. Wrede; "Una and the Red Cross Knight" - Andrew Lang; and, "What the Cat Told Me" - Diana Wynne Jones.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753415399
  • 9780753415399
  • 2,177,644

About Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones is a distinguished writer of fantasy for both adults and children. She won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award in 1977 for Charmed Life, the first title in her popular Chrestomanci series. Her astonishingly inventive novels - including Fire and Hemlock and The Merlin Conspiracy - are warmly received by critics and fantasy fans alike. She lives in Bristol.show more

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