Oxford Treasury of Fairy Tales

Oxford Treasury of Fairy Tales

by Sophy Williams (Illustrator), Geraldine McCaughrean (Author)

Synopsis

Retold by renowned children's writer, Geraldine McCaughrean, here are all the best-loved fairy tales and more. Favourites such as "Sleeping Beauty", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Snow White", "Cinderella", "Rapunzel", "Hansel and Gretel", "The Little Mermaid", and "The Princess and the Pea" are accompanied by other treasures such as the "Three Gifts of the North Wind", "Cap-of-Rushes", and "The Tinderbox". As ever, Geraldine's writing style is original and dramatic, and she weaves magic into her world of knights, witches, frogs, and princesses. Sophy Williams' delicate and atmospheric colour illustrations throughout the collection complement the text beautifully to make this a perfect gift.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Edition: New Ed
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Published: 06 Oct 2005

ISBN 10: 019278224X
ISBN 13: 9780192782243
Children’s book age: 7-9 Years
Book Overview: A sumptuous collection of fairy tales retold by a multi-prize-winning children's writer, now in a gifty paperback edition