The Tinder Box by Russell Punter

The Tinder Box

Written by Russell Punter
Illustrated by Annette Marnat
Part of the Picture Books Series


The Tinder Box by Russell Punter

Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, retold for young children as a picture book. Tom can't believe his luck when a mysterious witch leads him to a cave full of treasure. But could a battered old tinder box for kindling a fire hold the key to even greater riches?

About the Author

Russell Punter

Russell’s earliest ambition was to become an artist, well third earliest actually, after dating Marie Osmond and becoming the first 9 year old to play the part of Doctor Who.

He joined Usborne Publishing as a designer in 1987 but since discovering his literary side in 2003, he has written over twenty books for the company.

He loves writing for children and his biggest fan is his niece, although he’s not letting the fact that she’s not yet old enough to read bother him.

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Book Info


24 pages
Interest Age: From 5 years


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st December 2015



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