This easy-to-follow anthology includes both famous and lesser-known folk tales from Germany, Norway, Russia and beyond! Each of the 7 stories imparts an important lesson using quirky illustrations, humorous text and lovable characters to keep listeners engaged.
This new paperback edition includes online access to the audio recording of the story read by the author, master storyteller Hugh Lupton.
Product Dimensions:9 x 11 inches
Page Count:64 pages
Age Range:Ages 3-7 years
Awards & Accolades
NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2002
Notable Books for Children, Smithsonian Magazine, 2001
"Favorites from many cultures, recast with precision and finesse, constitute an outstanding anthology" – Smithsonian Magazine
"Hugh Lupton is one of Britain’s leading storytellers and his knowledge and experience is evident in this excellent selection" – Patrick Ryan, one of the UK's most celebrated storytellers
About the Contributors
Retold and narrated by - Hugh Lupton
Hugh Lupton's prestigious career as a professional storyteller spans over twenty years. In 1985 he co-founded the acclaimed "Company of Storytellers" and has since performed throughout the world.He has performed throughout Britain, as well as in North and South America, Europe and Africa, telling stories from many cultures. Hugh lives in England, UK.
Illustrated by - Sophie Fatus
Sophie Fatus is a full-time artist who is known for her exuberant illustrations. She was born in Paris into a family of artists and now lives in Florence with her partner and two cats.