Hansel and Gretel by Sir Michael Morpurgo
  

Hansel and Gretel

Written by Sir Michael Morpurgo
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

Synopsis

Hansel and Gretel by Sir Michael Morpurgo

A beautiful new edition of this classic retelling by master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, with glorious illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark.No child ever forgets the story of the witch, the breadcrumb trail and the gingerbread house in the forest. Former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo takes the Brothers Grimm classic to a new level, weaving from these themes a rich fairytale tapestry of hunger and hope, cruelty and courage. With breath-taking illustrations by the celebrated Emma Chichester Clark, this edition of Hansel and Gretel will grip the imagination of a whole new generation of children.

About the Author

Michael Morpurgo has written more than ninety books and and has won numerous prizes, including both the Whitbread Award and the Children's Book Award. His books include retellings of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, as well as Beowulf and Sir Gawain the Green Knight, both illustrated by Michael Foreman. Michael was Children's Laureate between 2003 - 2005. He lives near Winkleigh, Devon.Emma Chichester Clark studied at the Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art from 1980 to 1983, where she was taught by Quentin Blake. In 1988, she won the Mother Goose Award for the most exciting newcomer to children's book illustration. She has written and illustrated many acclaimed books for young readers, including Goldilocks and the Three Bears, which she retold and illustrated, and The Pied Piper of Hamelin, retold by Michael Morpurgo. She lives in London, W6.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
112 pages

Author

Sir Michael Morpurgo
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

4th August 2016

ISBN

9781406368994


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