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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2017
Award-winning illustrator Jane Ray has gathered together a wonderful collection of stories from around the world which reflect her love of all kinds of animals – real and imaginary. Beautifully illustrated, each story whether it is from forest, mountain, jungle or plain, tells readers something about the importance of valuing animals and respecting their specific purpose. Familiar favourites including the story of Theseus and the Minotaur, the hilarious Rudyard Kipling tale of How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin and the title story, The Lion and the Unicorn are intermingled with less familiar stories such as The Singing Ringing Tree. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for November 2017
Christmas Dinner of Souls by Ross Montgomery
Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers
Katinka's Tail by Judith Kerr
Lucky Button by Michael Morpurgo
Pick A Pine Tree by Patricia Toht
The Stone Bird by Jenny McCartney
The Lion and the Unicorn and Other Hairy Tales by Jane Ray
The Song from Somewhere Else by A. F. Harrold
Jane Ray’s stunning story collection features The Lion & The Unicorn, Brer Wolf, The Singing Ringing Tree, Theseus and the Minotaur and many more. Beautifully illustrated and designed with stories that keep you turning the pages.
|Publication date:||4th October 2017|
|Publisher:||Boxer Books Limited|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
As a childJane Ray grew up in Muswell Hill, London, in a house full of books and music (her father is a pianist). She always loved to paint and draw and first started making books at the age of five. She never much enjoyed going to school as it was an interruption to what she really wanted to do and she still can’t believe that she is actually able to earn a living, staying at home and painting and drawing. As an adultJane trained at art school in 3-dimensional design (ceramics, glass-blowing, furniture and jewellery design) but came ...More About Jane Ray
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