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The Gigantic Turnip

Tolstoy, Alexei

Published by Barefoot Books
ISBN 10: 1841481572 / ISBN 13: 9781841481579
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Title: The Gigantic Turnip

Publisher: Barefoot Books

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Good

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1841481572 Good Condition. Has some crinkling. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z1841481572Z3

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Synopsis: This hilarious retelling of the classic Russian tale about a farmer whose turnip is impossible to pull from the ground uses simple vocabulary and is ideal for reading aloud. Its cumulative theme will soon have young readers gleefully joining in, and Irish artist Niamh Sharkey s wonderfully quirky illustrations will delight and fascinate all ages.

About the Author: Aleksei Tolstoy (1883-1945) was born and lived in Russia. During his four-decade literary career, he witnessed milestone historic events, both in his home country of Russia and abroad. He was a master storyteller, and wrote several children's tales as well as poems, plays and stories for adults. Niamh Sharkey, an award-winning Irish illustrator, graduated from the College of Marketing and Design, Ireland, in 1994 with First Class Honours. She works in oils on a gessoed textured background to create the richness in colour that has already established her as a world class illustrator. Niamh has illustrated a number of best-selling titles at Barefoot Books: Tales from Old Ireland + CD (1-905236-03-4), The Gigantic Turnip + CD (1-902283-29-5) and Tales of Wisdom and Wonder (1-84148-191-2).

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