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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: 207 x 142 mm
  • 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. She worked for twelve years in children's publishing and spent nine years as a specialist children's bookseller. She currently lives outside Bath, England, and has two daughters and four grandchildren.
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. Martina lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has also illustrated Let's Celebrate: Special Days Around the World for Barefoot Books.

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