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The Ruler of the Springs

A Tale from Brazil

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Paperback Chapter Book

ISBN: 9781782858430

Retold by Mary Finch
Illustrated by Martina Peluso


A brave young princess sets out on a dangerous adventure to rescue her mother and her infant son. This illustrated chapter book retelling of a folktale from Brazil is available individually and as part of the Stories from around the World: 4 Tales of Persistence & Grit set.

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

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About the Contributors

Retold by - Mary Finch
Mary Finch was born and educated in London, and has worked in the book trade both as an editor and a bookseller for many years. She has two daughters and one grand-daughter, Flora, and currently lives with her two cats in a thatched cottage built in 1640 in a small village just outside Bath.
Illustrated by - Martina Peluso
Martina Peluso has wanted to be an illustrator ever since she read The BFG by Ronald 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 frequented 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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