Jamil's Clever Cat A Folk Tale from Bengal by Fiona French
  

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Jamil's Clever Cat A Folk Tale from Bengal by Fiona French

Jamil is a poor weaver who daydreams of marrying a princess and never again having to work. When he confesses his dream to his cat Sardul, the resourceful feline resolves to make his master's wish come true. Sardul tricks the royal family into thinking Jamil is the richest man in the world and giving him their daughter in marriage. But the princess soon discovers that something's not quite right, and even Sardul may not be able to save the situation. Fiona French offers a vibrant, beautifully illustrated version of this classic folk tale.

About the Author

Fiona French studied Art Education at Croydon College of Art and went on to work as Bridget Riley's assistant. In 1986 she won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Snow White in New York. In 1992 her first book for Frances Lincoln, Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and chosen as a Children's Book of the Year. Pepi and the Secret Names (written by Jill Paton Walsh), was one of Child Education's Best Story Books of 1994 and shortlisted for the 1995 Children's Book Award. She is renowned for her distinctively sharp and colourful illustrations. Her other books for Frances Lincoln are Paradise, Bethlehem and Canticle of the Sun; The Smallest Samurai, Glass Garden, Jamil's Clever Cat, Lord of the Animals and Pepi and the Secret Names.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4 To 7

Author

Fiona French
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

26th May 2006

ISBN

9781845075187


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