Throughout the world, for thousands of years, people have believed in fabulous and mysterious birds and beasts like the phoenix, unicorn, dragon and mermaids, and have told stories about them. This book is a collection of such stories.
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Margaret Mayo is an acclaimed storyteller and author of several bestselling children`s titles. A former teacher, she uses her wide-ranging experience with children in her writing. She lives in Brighton. Jane Ray's truly exquisite artwork has gained acclaim around the world. She won the 6-8 category of the Smarties Prize with 'The Story of Creation'. 'The Story of Christmas' was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award, and 'A Balloon for Grandad' was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award. Jane lives in London.Review:
"The Orchard series of collections is notable for the beauty of its books. All of them make excellent presents." Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times
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Book Description Orchard Books, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111846165199