A Year Full of Stories 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by Angela Mcallister

A Year Full of Stories 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World

Written by Angela Mcallister
Illustrated by Christopher Corr

5+ readers   Christmas Books 2016    7+ readers   
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This extremely handsome book will take children journeying to every corner of the world. It features 52 folk tales and myths, gathered from the different continents and each one is matched to an important date; these range from religious festivals to the International Day of Peace, World Oceans Day and National Tree Week. The stories are just the right length for bedtime reading and have the directness and vitality that marks a good fairy-tale telling. Christopher Corr’s illustrations dazzle, both the bright colours of spring and summer and the deeper hues of autumn and winter. A book to treasure. ~ Andrea Reece


A Year Full of Stories 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by Angela Mcallister

Celebrate your year from New Year's Day to Christmas Eve with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world. This rich resource collects together folk tales from home and legends and myths from distant lands to commemorate the changing seasons, cultural events and international festivals throughout the year.

Stories include Father Frost, The Magic Porridge Pot, The Frog Prince, The Runaway Pancake, The Pot of Gold, The Hare in the Moon and One Dark and Stormy Night.

About the Author

Angela Mcallister

ANGELA MCALLISTER is the author of over 70 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.

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128 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

6th October 2016




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