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Greatest Animal Stories, Chosen by Michael Morpurgo

Written by Various Authors

Illustrated by Various Illustrators

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In this handsome book, Michael Morpurgo has collected together some of the animal stories that he grew up with and loved, from Brer Rabbit and the Ugly Duckling, to Puss in Boots and The Fox and the Crow. They are retold by some of the finest children’s writers of today and each one is illustrated in full colour by a talented illustrator. The tellings are fresh, direct and absorbing. Morpurgo himself has chosen to tell the story of Peter and the Wolf and he does so with typical robustness, his prose lean and insistent, grabbing young readers’ attention in the opening line and holding it to the very end. This is a collection that is certain to fan the imaginations of a new generation of readers. ~ Andrea Reece

Greatest Animal Stories, Chosen by Michael Morpurgo Synopsis

Award-winning children's writer and former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo has collected his greatest animal stories from all around the world and put them into this beautiful book. From brave mice to hungry wolves, and mischievous spiders to ingenious cats, this is a timeless collection to treasure forever. Beautifully illustrated throughout, a menagerie will come to life before your eyes. There are lots of stories to choose from, including Puss in Boots, The Ugly Duckling, and Peter and the Wolf, so whether you're looking for a quick read or a longer story to lose yourself in, something to read alone or a tale to share, there's a great animal story within for everyone to find.

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ISBN: 9780192748638
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780192748621
Publication date: 06/10/2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192748638
Publication date: 7th September 2017
Author: Various Authors
Illustrator: Various Illustrators
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Animals

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