The Princess and the White Bear King by Tanya Batt
  

Synopsis

The Princess and the White Bear King by Tanya Batt

Far away in the distant north, a beautiful princess meets a mysterious white bear, and embarks with him on a breathtaking journey. Combining remarkable artwork with lyrical storytelling, this tale brings together the major themes of three Northern European wonder tales, creating an unforgettable adventure. It is narrated by Golden Globe winner, Miranda Richardson.

Reviews

'A composite of three folk tales, The Princess and the White Bear King, magically retold by Tanya Robyn Batt, has exhilarating illustrations with tilted perspectives and delicious colours by Nicoletta Ceccoli that create a wintry fairyland.' - The Times

About the Author

Tanya Robyn Batt is one of the world's few professional fairies. She also adds a pinch of pixie dust to her role as a freelance arts educator, using her huge collection of clothes and costumes and her passion for dressing up to educate and entertain. Batt has also written The Faerie's Gift (9781841488059) and A Child's Book of Faeries (9781841489537). Nicoletta Ceccoli was born and still lives in The Republic of San Marino with her two pet turtle doves. Featured several times at the Bologna Children's Book Festival, she has twice won the prestigious Andersen prize for the best Italian children's book illustrator in 2001 and 2006. She has also illustrated the popular Barefoot titles An Island in the Sun (9781841481944), The Faerie's Gift (9781841488059), Little Red Riding Hood (9781901223262), and The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales (9781841487977). Miranda Richardson has many film and television credits to her name, including 'The Hours'; 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'; 'Sleepy Hollow'; 'Empire of the Sun' and 'The Phantom of the Opera'. Miranda has won two Golden Globe awards for her roles in 'Enchanted April' and 'Fatherland'.

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Book Info

Format

Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
40 pages

Author

Tanya Batt
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Publisher

Publication date

14th September 2007

ISBN

9781846860935

Publisher Profile

Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

logo Barefoot Books celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

Publisher's Website

www.barefoot-books.com


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