Fairytale Frankie and the Tricky Witch by Greg Gormley
  

Fairytale Frankie and the Tricky Witch

Written by Greg Gormley
Illustrated by Steven Lenton
Part of the Fairytale Frankie Series

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

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 * 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 * 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 * This is the perfect antidote to a profusion of pinkness * WRD * A storytime favourite that we've also had great feedback on from parents * The Alligator's Mouth Bookshop * Superbly imaginative and wonderfully illustrated with joy and verve -- Sarah Brew * Parents in Touch *

About the Author

Greg Gormley

Greg Gormley used to stuff cushions for a living. Then he learnt how to purify gold. Finally, he decided to do something more sensible. So he studied fine art. Greg has written and illustrated several picture books and was featured in the Oprah Winfrey Kids' Reading List. He lives in Cambridge with Ana, Pepa and Sid the dog and spends his time arguing with academics about robots.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

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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