The Glass Mountain Tales from Poland by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski
  

The Glass Mountain Tales from Poland

Written by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski
Illustrated by

RRP £8.99

Synopsis

The Glass Mountain Tales from Poland by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski

Jan Pienkowski brings eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales to life with vibrant and witty cut paper illustrations. From Jan Pienkowski, much-loved illustrator of the Meg and Mog series, comes this beautiful collection of Polish folk tales, with vibrant and witty colour illustrations throughout. Using the traditional cut-paper technique he learned as a child, Jan brings eight of his favourite Polish stories to life - featuring classic stories such as Pan Twardowski , The Glass Mountain , The Wawel Dragon and The Fern Flower . A brand new title from one of the giants of children's literature, this magical collection is the perfect way to introduce children to Polish folk tales.

Reviews

Eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales brought to life with vibrant paper cut illustrations -- Fiona Noble Bookseller Children's Guide The stories are an ideal length for bedtime and for use in the classroom. A Polish-English dictionary is a very useful feature for readers unfamiliar with this beautiful language, allowing all to appreciate these magical tales. IBW Children's Book Guide, The Bookseller

About the Author

About the author and illustrator

Jan Pieñkowski is a celebrated illustrator of children's books and an internationally renowned master of silhouettes. He has won the Greenaway Medal twice for his illustration of Joan Aiken's The Kingdom Under the Sea and for the pioneering pop-up book Haunted House. David Walser is a writer, translator, artist and musician. His two previous collaborations with Jan Pieñkowski are the much acclaimed The Fairy Tales and The Thousand Nights and One Night.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
104 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

David Walser, Jan Pienkowski
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th May 2016

ISBN

9781406360950


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