Cinnamon

Written by Neil Gaiman

Illustrated by Divya Srinivasan

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2017   Best-selling Neil Gaiman is renowned for his retelling of traditional tales. Here, he brings a delightful crispness and humour to a touching story of how an Indian princess who cannot see and never speaks is cured in a most unusual way. Divya Srinivasan’s illustrations centre of the tiger at the heart of the story and bring him vividly to life. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Cinnamon Synopsis

In a hot, hot country, ringed with mountains on one side and jungle on the other, lives a princess called Cinnamon. Her eyes are made of pearls, which means that she is blind. And, for reasons her parents the Rajah and Rani cannot fathom, she will not talk. So they offer a reward to anyone who can teach Cinnamon to speak. People travel from far and wide to attempt it, but nothing works. Until a mighty tiger, huge and fierce, prowls into their palace and announces that he is here to teach the girl-cub to talk ...

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ISBN: 9781408879238
Publication date: 04/05/2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408879238
Publication date: 4th May 2017
Author: Neil Gaiman
Illustrator: Divya Srinivasan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 40 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Genres: Animals
Recommendations: eBooks

About Neil Gaiman

Bestselling author Neil Gaiman has long been one of the top writers in modern comics, as well as writing books for readers of all ages. He is listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top ten living post-modern writers, and is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics, and drama. Gaiman was the creator/writer of monthly cult DC Comics horror-weird series, Sandman, which won nine Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. Norman Mailer said of Sandman: "Along with all else, Sandman is a comic strip for intellectuals, and I say ...

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