Tale Of Tales by Tony Mitton
  

Tale Of Tales

Written by Tony Mitton

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Tony Mitton is an award-winning poet and this delightful collection of poems has been universally admired by all areas of the media. We absolutely loved the collection too. A magical quality pervades each and every poem with a dash of humour and a gentle mesmerizing power completing the picture. Parents and children alike will find the collection utterly entrancing and irresistible and as one well known reviewer said there are shades of Kipling and Chaucer throughout.

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Tale Of Tales by Tony Mitton

This is a brand new poetry book for children by award-winning poet Tony Mitton. Beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey, The Tale of Tales is the story of a group of animals who are on a journey. Each animal in turn tells a story to the rest of the group as they travel on their way. Join Monkey, Elephant and friends on their journey to Volcano Valley to hear the greatest story of all, the Tale of Tales.

About the Author

Tony Mitton

Tony Mitton has been writing since he was 9. He began writing specifically for children while working as a primary school and special needs teacher. He now works full-time as a writer and sometimes performs his poems in schools and libraries and other venues, mainly in the UK. His picture books include Down by the Cool of the Pool (with Guy Parker-Rees) and The Somethingosaur (with Russell Ayto).

He lives in a small house in the middle of Cambridge with his wife and two children, and a cat called Tiggy, who is definitely one of the family. Tony likes Cambridge but he and his wife often wish they'd settled somewhere where there are better places for walking, like cliffs and hills with good views of the landscape.

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Format

Paperback

Author

Tony Mitton
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Author's Website

www.tonymitton.co.uk/

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

4th January 2007

ISBN

9780552548878

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