The Deep Dark Wood by Algy Craig-Hall
  

The Deep Dark Wood

Written by Algy Craig-Hall
Illustrated by Ali Pye

Synopsis

The Deep Dark Wood by Algy Craig-Hall

This is the deep dark wood. Everyone knows it's no place to go for a stroll. There are monsters and trolls and giants everywhere, not to mention the Big Bad Wolf! Wait a minute! What's that sweet little girl doing in the deep dark wood? Doesn't she know it's DANGEROUS here? The Big Bad Wolf will gobble her up for his lunch! But this deep dark wood is full of twists and turns, and all is not quite what it seems. The Big Bad Wolf is about to get a big, bad surprise... A monstrously funny mixed-up fairytale with an unexpected twist!

Reviews

This is a darkly funny book which teaches us not to take everything at face value * Carousel * Satisfyingly scary for the young reader...The text is a joy to read aloud, the illustrations and page layout imaginative, and just scary enough to engage but not overwhelm the young reader. A picture book for many young readers to treasure * The School Librarian * Neatly told with lots of brilliant read-aloud bits. * Read it Daddy * For every kid who loves a bit of a thrill laced with humour, this is perfect. * Books for Keeps * Takes a well worn premise and reinvigorates it, executing it with imagination and flair. A real delight. * Peters Gazette *

About the Author

Algy Craig Hall studied Economics and Politics at university, then followed this up with an MA in Children's Book Illustration from Anglia Ruskin University. When he's not writing and illustrating for children, Algy works as a financial journalist for the Investor's Chronicle. He lives in London with his girlfriend and their two young children. Ali Pye grew up in Herefordshire and has wanted to illustrate books for as long as she can remember. She studied Fashion Communication at Central St Martins and Illustration at Kingston University, graduating from her MA course in 2010. She has illustrated several books for children, including Where is Fred? and Dinosaurs Do Too! Ali lives in Twickenham with her husband and two young sons.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Algy Craig-Hall
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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st January 2015

ISBN

9781408325155


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