Oxford Treasury of Fairy Tales

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Escape into a world of knights and princesses, wicked witches and talking frogs in this beautifully illustrated treasury of fairy tales. All the favourite stories are here, such as Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Cinderella, as well as lesser-known but no less charming tales. It is the perfect collection for sharing with young children and for them to treasure and read alone as they get older. Age 4+

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Geraldine McCaughrean was born and educated in Enfield, North London, the youngest daughter of a fireman and a teacher. She trained as a teacher, worked for ten years in publishing, and in 1988 became a full-time writer. Since then Geraldine has written over 130 books and plays for both adults and children and has won every major children's book prize. Geraldine lives in Berkshire with her husband and their daughter. As a child Sophy Williams travelled widely with her family and lived in Singapore, the Middle East and Hong Kong. She came back to the UK to complete her education before studying for a BA in Graphic Design and Illustration at Kingston Polytechnic. Sophy lives in Bradford-on-Avon with her partner Mark and their two children, Oscar and Leo.

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"This beautifully designed book will stand the test of time and give pleasure for many, many years." --Booktrust

"A sumptuous collection of fairy stories retold by Geraldine McCaughrean, who has an exceptional ability to spin out the magic of any story." --The Guardian

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Book Description Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Sophy Williams (illustrator). Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. This beautifully designed book will stand the test of time and give pleasure for many, many years. Booktrust A sumptuous collection of fairy stories retold by Geraldine McCaughrean, who has an exceptional ability to spin out the magic of any story. The Guardian. Seller Inventory # AAZ9780192794451

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