Fairy Tales and Fantastic Stories by Terry Jones


Fairy Tales and Fantastic Stories by Terry Jones

How slow is an ogre? How do you get rid of a dragon (if it's on your roof)? Would you go off with a fly-by-night? And who was the funniest dog in the world? These are a few of the important questions that are answered in this book. Terry Jones' brilliant fairy tales will take you to strange lands and fabulous kingdoms where you'll find mystery and magic, sadness and silliness, and more adventures than you'll know what to do with. The surreal lands and eccentric characters are superbly illustrated by Michael Foreman in his signature watercolours, which perfectly capture the energy and wit of every story.


[A] wonderful book of tales.

About the Author

Terry Jones

Terry Jones was Guest Editor in April 2011. You can see which books he chose by clicking here.

Terry Jones is perhaps best known as a scriptwriter and member of the Monty Python team. He is a highly successful historian, performer, director and writer for film, radio and television. His books for children have been enormously popular, including Bedtime Stories, The Knight and the Squire, The Lady and the Squire, Nicobobinus and The Saga of Erik the Viking.

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256 pages


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Publication date

11th October 2007



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