A Dark, Dark Tale by Ruth Brown
  

A Dark, Dark Tale

Written by Ruth Brown
Illustrated by

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

A Dark, Dark Tale by Ruth Brown

Children will delight in following the black cat's progress through the dark wood, into the dark house, and eventually to the surprise discovery at the back of the toy cupboard, in this mysterious, beautifully illustrated picture book.

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Reviews

This stunning book - theme and pictures both - is based on a motif of great simplicity and power...a lovely end. Observer The most brilliant fusion of picture and theme. T.E.S. Ruth Brown's spooky read-aloud book pretends to be scarier than it is: even the youngest listener should be delighted by the punch line. Time Magazine The simplicity of the text and the expressive beauty of the illustrations build up the tension to culminate in a surprising ending in this stunning picture book. Booktrust

About the Author

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an author and illustrator. She is married to artist Ken Brown and they have two grown-up sons and one grandchild.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Ruth Brown
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

6th September 2012

ISBN

9781842709894

Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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