The Mother of Monsters by Fran Parnell


The Mother of Monsters by Fran Parnell

One of the first four titles in Barefoot Books' Early Reader series, specially created to support beginner readers with: -Simple sentences -Short, numbered chapters -Colourful illustrations -Exciting storylines -Carefully chosen vocabulary -Engaging characters

About the Author

Fran Parnell graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic. Fran has worked as an editor on both children's books and travel guides. Even when she can't escape to exotic places, she uses stories to travel in her imagination. She has always loved monster tales, 'the bigger and badder the better!' Fran lives in Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. Sophie Fatus is a full-time illustrator and sculptress, who studied at the prestigious Academy of Fine Art in Paris. Her brightly coloured illustrations and quirky style are world-renowned and have graced the pages of many Barefoot books including If You're Happy and You Know It!, The Real Princess and The Story Tree. Sophie lives in Florence, Italy.

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48 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2011



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

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