Fairytale Frankie and the Tricky Witch by Greg Gormley
  

Synopsis

Fairytale Frankie and the Tricky Witch by Greg Gormley

Beneath this glitter-tastic cover is a page-turning hide-and-seek adventure full of favourite fairytale characters from princesses to unicorns to knights, with a magically funny and reassuring twist at the end. Fairytale Frankie is a fearless tomboy who wakes up one morning to find a princess hiding under her bed and a frog in the cornflakes ...all the characters appear to be hiding from a baddie and Frankie is determined to keep them safe. This funny, fast-paced story is a visual feast - a real treat from one of the most exciting contemporary artists working today, illustrator of the much-loved top seller Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam. Superbly imaginative and wonderfully illustrated with joy and verve - Parents in Touch

Reviews

Superbly imaginative and wonderfully illustrated with joy and verve -- Sarah Brew Parents in Touch A storytime favourite that we've also had great feedback on from parents The Alligator's Mouth Bookshop This is the perfect antidote to a profusion of pinkness WRD A fun-filled caper full of fairytale characters with fabulous illustrations and lots to spot on every page, and a magical twist at the end to boot. Surrey Advertiser, Aldershot News & Mail, Buckinghamshire Advertiser & Examiner A fun-filled caper full of fairytale characters with fabulous illustrations and lots to spot on every page, and a magical twist at the end to boot Aldershot News & Mail This is a humorous story with lots of child appeal, and attractive illustrations that work well. What I particularly like about this story was its subversion of stereotypes -- not only is the witch perfectly nice and friendly, but Frankie is a girl who wears dungarees and the Brave Knight certainly isn't School Librarian

About the Author

Greg Gormley is the author of several internationally successful picture books. His title Dog in Boots earned superb reviews and was selected for the USBBY outstanding international books list and the Oprah Winfrey Best Picture Books of 2012 list. His first book with Orchard Fairytale Frankie and the Tricky Witch is illustrated by Steven Lenton. He lives in Cambridge with his family and a giant dog called Sid. Steven Lenton loves to illustrate books, filling them with charming, fun characters that really capture children's imaginations. He is the illustrator of Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, which was both Waterstones picture book of the month and The Times children's book of the week, and the Radley Twelve Days of Christmas. Steven is originally from Congleton in Cheshire and now splits his time between Bath and London where he works from his studios with his little dog, Holly. Visit http://www.2dscrumptious.com

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Greg Gormley
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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

7th April 2016

ISBN

9781408333853


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