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Hilary Mckay's Fairy Tales

Written by Hilary McKay

Illustrated by Sarah Gibb

Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Recommended Children's eBooks Short Stories Traditional Tales

LoveReading View on Hilary Mckay's Fairy Tales

Beautiful re-tellings that add a unique level of understanding to stories that everyone thinks they know

This is an absolutely stunning book.  Not only is it an absolute treat visually but it's also a feast for the imagination for lovers of fairy tales and the ever elusive happy ever after. Hilary has brought her own unique touch to well known and loved fairy-tales. Fairy-tales that we know so well and yet with her refreshing, imaginative touch have been made new for us.

The ten retellings including Rapunzel, Cinderella, Red Riding Hood , The Princess and the Pea, Rumpelstiltskin, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, The Swan Brothers. Hansel and Gretel, amongst others.

This is a selection that lovers of fairy tales, old and young, will love to read again and again.  Combined with beautiful illustrations by Sarah Gibb, this will be a collection to treasure.  ~ Shelley Fallows - You can also find Shelley here.

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Hilary Mckay's Fairy Tales Synopsis

Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales is a classic fairy-tale collection to treasure. Featuring Hilary McKay's imaginative retellings of key favourites, this ten-story collection includes the much-loved tales of Rapunzel, Cinderella, The Princess and the Pea, Rumpelstiltskin, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, The Swan Brothers, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Red Riding Hood, The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Hansel and Gretel. This gorgeous gift hardback has a foiled cover, a ribbon marker and features black-and-white line and tone illustrations throughout from the talented Sarah Gibb.

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ISBN: 9781447292289
Publication date: 05/10/2017
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781447292289
Publication date: 5th October 2017
Author: Hilary McKay
Illustrator: Sarah Gibb
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Fantasy / Magical, Short Stories, Traditional Tales
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Books of the Year

About Hilary McKay

Hilary McKay won the Costa Children's Book Award for The Skylarks' War, the Guardian Fiction Prize for The Exiles, and the Smarties and the Whitbread Award for The Exiles in Love and Saffy's Angel respectively. Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales was her first book with Macmillan Children's Books and is a critically acclaimed collection of clever retellings. You can read her character Rose Casson's blog by clicking here - and Rose's tweets on the right hand side of this page. Q & A with Hilary McKayWhat is your earliest childhood memory?Watching steam trains with my grandfather. He died before I ...

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