The Kingfisher Treasury of Five-Minute Stories (Kingfisher Treasury of Stories S.)

The Kingfisher Treasury of Five-Minute Stories (Kingfisher Treasury of Stories S.)

by Fiona Waters (Compiler), Fiona Waters (Compiler), John Lawrence (Illustrator)


There's always time for a story...Children love storytime - especially when their parents have time to share it with them. This anthology contains 22 delightful stories, all carefully selected to be both brief and entertaining. It is perfect for parents struggling to make time for reading with their children. Ideal for reading aloud at bedtime or any time, and accessible enough for newly independent readers to tackle alone, every tale from this versatile collection has the power to transport children to other worlds, introduce them to unforgettable characters, and feed their imaginations - in just five minutes!


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Format: Illustrated
Pages: 160
Edition: New
Publisher: Kingfisher Books Ltd
Published: 21 Feb 2005

ISBN 10: 0753411563
ISBN 13: 9780753411568
Children’s book age: 5-7 Years

Author Bio
Fiona Waters has spent all her working life with children's books. She has been a bookseller and editor, and now runs a book club, working closely with UK schools and libraries. She is a consultant, a reviewer and an expert compiler, whose previous anthologies include the acclaimed Golden Apples poetry collection (William Heinemann) and Stories for Bedtime (Orchard). Fiona Waters lives in Dorset. John Lawrence is a highly respected illustrator. He has illustrated books by Richard Adams, Susan Hill, Roald Dahl and Paul Theroux among others, as well as classic texts by Robert Louis Stevenson, Daniel Defoe and Chaucer. John Lawrence lives in Cambridge.