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Dara's Clever Trap

A Tale from Cambodia

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Paperback Chapter Book

ISBN: 9781782858379

Retold by Liz Flanagan
Illustrated by Martina Peluso


Spark kids' interest in STEM with the tale of cunning princess Dara! When greedy politicians scheme against her husband and her father, only Dara's ingenuity and engineering expertise can foil their wicked plot. Girls and boys alike will enjoy cheering on this confident, independent heroine in this fully-illustrated chapter book, based on a traditional tale from Cambodia. Available individually and as part of the Stories from around the World: 4 Tales of Problem-Solving & Wit set.

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  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.13 inches
  • Page Count: 48 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 7-10 years

Awards & Accolades

"Happily-ever-after with a STEM feminist twist: how very timely" — Kirkus Reviews

About the Contributors

Retold by - Liz Flanagan
Liz Flanagan, PhD, runs a writing and retreat center in West Yorkshire and holds her degree in Creative Writing. She loves spending time outside, exploring the steep hills and woods near her home. When she isn’t telling stories, she often curls up by the fire with a pile of good books.
Illustrated by - Martina Peluso
Martina Peluso has wanted to be an illustrator ever since she read The BFG by Roald Dahl when she was young. After growing up in Tuscany and Naples, Italy, she studied Art of Printing at the Institute of Art in Naples and has taken illustration courses at Sarmede and Pavia. She has worked in all areas of illustration, including advertising, packaging, editorial and design; her artwork has been exhibited throughout the world. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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