Rumpelstiltskin by Mara Alperin


Rumpelstiltskin by Mara Alperin

Poor Isabel! The king has locked her in a tower and ordered her to spin straw into gold. It's impossible! Then a mysterious, magical man appears, offering to help ...But what does he want in return? My First Fairytales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, these simple re-tellings of classic fairy tales make a perfect read for young and old alike!


With smatterings of word play and bright, jolly, richly patterned illustrations, this version has a modern feel to it. It's certainly one young audiences will be attracted to visually and they will enjoy the tension of the guessing game and its outcome in particular. Jill R Bennett

About the Author

When not writing, Mara enjoys reading, hiking, baking cupcakes and playing Ultimate Frisbee. She is based in Richmond, London. My First Fairy Tales are her first books for Little Tiger Press. Loretta began her journey into children's illustration through attending evening classes. When she's not busy creating characters, she's up to her elbows in brambles helping a conservation volunteering charity based on Hampstead Heath. She lives in London with her husband and her irrepressibly confident hamster, Eduardo.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

2nd March 2015



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