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Never Trust a Tiger

A Tale from Korea

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Paperback Chapter Book

ISBN: 9781782858386

Retold by Lari Don
Illustrated by Melanie Williamson


A merchant and tiger debate whether or not life is fair — and whether the tiger can eat the merchant who has just rescued him. This witty, critically-acclaimed illustrated chapter book retelling of a folk tale from Korea is 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 6-9 years

Awards & Accolades

  • 5 Amazing Global Children's Books with Stories From Around the World, The Baby Spot, 2016

“Young readers will be drawn in by the suspense and leave with a chuckle. An excellent addition to both the folk tale genre and the early-reader shelf." – Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Superb! While this is set up as an early chapter book, it’s also great for reading aloud, too” – Imagination Soup

“An enjoyable fable and the illustrations with their expressive faces are quite delightful and will amuse children” — Parents in Touch

About the Contributors

Retold by - Lari Don
Lari Don was born in Chile and brought up in Scotland. She has worked in politics and for the BBC, but now spends her time collecting and telling stories and making up new ones. She is an award-winning children's author as well as a traditional storyteller, whose love of myths, legends and fables inspires her fiction. Lari lives in Edinburgh, UK with her family.
Illustrated by - Melanie Williamson
Melanie Williamson is an illustrator who loves all things bright and quirky. She collaborated on a poetry anthology titled My First Oxford Book of Nonsense Poems (Oxford University Press, 2002). Melanie lives in Manchester, UK.

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