Miffy the Fairy
Written by Dick Bruna
Part of the Miffy Series
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This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Miffy has always dreamt about being a fairy so she could cast magic spells.
Small, square and always with a robust, hardback cover, Dick Bruna’s iconic picture books about the little white bunny called Miffy, have been treasured by millions of British households since they were first published in the UK in the early Sixties. Excitingly, for the first time in almost 50 years, the rhyming verse in each Miffy story in Bruna’s bestselling children’s storybooks has been refreshed for a modern British audience - by award-winning children's author and poet, Tony Mitton to suit the ears of today’s toddlers and pre-schoolers. Alongside the new texts, Dick Bruna’s illustrations – simple, bold and timeless – remain the same throughout.
Miffy the Fairy by Dick Bruna
In this story discover all the things that Miffy would conjure up if she could do magic - a big castle, a colourful tail for a bird and an apple tree in the garden.
Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories that are true to the books' original voice, and yet have a contemporary feel to the language that makes them appealing to the modern young audience. The translations beautifully convey the warmth and friendliness of the original Dutch whilst maintaining a style that is inimitably Miffy.
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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
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