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Antonia Barber - Author

Antonia Barber comes from a theatrical family, and began making up stories and plays in early childhood. After studying at the University of London, she became a playwright, and then a successful children’s author. A splendid storyteller, she has been writing children’s books for almost thirty years, and has a warm following among children and their parents.

Her previous books include The Mousehole Cat; a finalist for the Smarties Prize, winner of the 1990 British Book Award and Commended for the 1991 Kate Greenaway Medal; it was later made into an animated film, The Enchanter’s Daughter and Ghosts, which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and filmed as The Amazing Mr Blunden.

Antonia Barber lives with her three children in Kent.

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Tales from Grimm
Antonia Barber - illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain
Nine of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's best-known stories are retold with great fluency in this beautifully produced edition which is perfectly designed to be read aloud. Favourites, which include The Frog Prince, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Snow White among...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/06/2014
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