A World Full of Animal Stories UK

50 favourite animal folk tales, myths and legends

A World Full of Animal Stories UK
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Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781786030443
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Description

Travel the world with 50 best-loved tales, featuring creatures big and small. This beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories brings together favourite animal-themed fables, myths and legends including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckling, Why the Swallow's Tail is Forked and the story of Ananse and the Python.

Lively retellings from Angela McAllister are brought to life with sumptuous illustrations from Romanian-born illustrator, Aitch, in this treasury to treasure.

The author

ANGELA MCALLISTER is the author of over 80 books for children and teens. Her books have won several awards, including the Red House Book Award for 'Yuck! That's Not a Monster!' and the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for 'My Mum has X-Ray Vision'. Her picture book, 'Leon and the Place Between' has been adapted for the stage and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has collaborated with many illustrators, including Grahame Baker-Smith, Alex T. Smith, Margaret Chamberlain, Ross Collins and Peter Bailey. She has worked on many titles for Frances Lincoln including bestselling titles A Year Full of Stories and A World Full of Animal Stories.

Nomadic illustrator AITCH originally hails from Romania but prefers not to put down roots in any one place; new scenery inspires and invigorates her tactile, folky illustrations and a constant string of exhibitions in cities across the continent pushes her technique further. Her dreamy characters hide amongst William Morris-esque gardens and bring to mind a bright and bold reincarnation of Victorian melancholy while still retaining a strong sense of her Romanian heritage.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781786030443
Illustrations: Full colours
Size: 9.449 in x 10.827 in / 240 mm x 275 mm
Edition: First Edition, New Edition
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