A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Folk Tales and Legends

$24.99
By Quarto
1 in stock
Description

This beautiful book of stories takes readers on a journey around the world with 50 best-loved tales, featuring creatures big and small.

Prepare for a story time like no other as you delve into this beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories featuring 
tales about your favorite animals from every corner of the globe. This anthology of animal stories brings together the most loved animal-themed fables, myths, and legends including The Three Little PigsThe Ugly DucklingWhy the Swallow's Tail is Forked, and the story of Ananse and the Python.

Lively retellings from best-selling author Angela McAllister are brought to life with 
sumptuous illustrations from Romanian-born illustrator, Aitch, in this treasury to treasure for a lifetime. For story lovers young and old this is the perfect anthology for all the family and animal lovers everywhere.

The World Full of… series is a collection of beautiful hardcover story treasuries. Discover folktales from all around the world or be introduced to some of the world’s best-loved writers with these stunning gift books, the perfection addition to any child’s library.


Also available from the series: A Year Full of Stories, A World Full of Nature Stories

DIMENSIONS:
9.45 in x 10.83 in
128 pages

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Angela McAllister is the author of over 80 books for children and teens. Her books have won several awards, including the Red House Book Award for Yuck! That's Not a Monster! and the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for My Mum has X-Ray Vision. Her picture book Leon and the Place Between has been adapted for the stage and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has collaborated with many illustrators, including Grahame Baker-Smith, Alex T. Smith, Margaret Chamberlain, Ross Collins, and Peter Bailey. She has worked on many titles for Frances Lincoln Children’s Books including best-selling titles A Year Full of Stories and A World Full of Animal Stories.

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR:
Christopher Corr is an established author/illustrator whose many books have won him international acclaim. They include The Great RaceA Year Full of Stories, and Deep in the Woods. He studied at the Royal College of Art, and now lives and works in London as an artist and tutor at Goldsmiths University.