In this heartwarming Irish fairy tale, a woodcutter is given a wish as a reward for saving the life of a small faery. The woodcutter faces a dilemma: how can he use the wish in a way that will help all members of his family and change all of their lives for the better? Includes storytime CD read by actress Niamh Cusack.
Product Dimensions:10 x 10 inches
Page Count:32 pages
Age Range:Ages 3-7 years
Awards & Accolades
Junior Library Guild Selection, 2003
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2004
Storytelling World Award, 2004
About the Contributors
Retold by - Tanya Robyn Batt
Tanya Robyn Batt is a professional storyteller who visits schools, libraries and festivals worldwide, using her huge collection of costumes to inspire and entertain audiences. She lives on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.
Illustrated by - Nicoletta Ceccoli
Nicoletta Ceccoli studied at the State Institute of Art in Urbino, Italy. She has won international acclaim for her distinctive style, and is the recipient of multiple awards worldwide. Nicoletta lives in her native San Marino and has illustrated several picture books for Barefoot Books.