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Fairy Tale Land

Written by Kate Davies

Illustrated by Lucille Clerc

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Fairy Tale Land Review

Anthologies Classic Fiction Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Traditional Tales

The exquisite artwork and captivating text make this spellbinding anthology a gift to treasure for all generations

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2021

Sumptuously produced and overflowing with wonderful illustrations, this book focuses on the amazing landscapes that have shaped some of the best-loved traditional tales. Lucille Clerc’s illustrations are incredibly detailed. She captures the watery depths of an underground kingdom, the dangers of a tropical island, the tempting sweets on the witch’s gingerbread house and much more. Each of these richly imagined environments enhances the best loved stories and their characters that are included in this collection including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, The Wizard of Oz and many more.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

Fairy Tale Land Synopsis

Fairy Tale Land opens the gates to the magical land where all the fairy tale characters live.

Get lost in this visually stunning, oversized gift book that features all the well-loved stories, and immerse yourself in their enchanting world!

The tales are expertly retold, perfect for bedtime, and each story is followed with an exquisitely illustrated, detailed map of its neighbourhood.

You can drop into Hansel and Gretel's cottage, explore the palace from Beauty and the Beast, and dive deep under the sea with the Little Mermaid. What wonderful things can you find in your favourites' homes? Beautiful, stylish and vibrant illustrations adorn each page, as the magical text transports readers to faraway lands of mystery, fantasy and magic.

Stunning full-page artworks and the detailed maps of the lands in which these stories take place mean this title will be lovingly pored over time and time again.

The stories include: The Little Mermaid. The Nutcracker. Cinderella. The Jungle Book. The Wizard of Oz. Hansel and Gretel. Robin Hood. Treasure Island. Beauty and the Beast. The Snow Queen. Alice in Wonderland. Snow White.

Fairy Tale Land Press Reviews

'The fairytale anthology gets a fresh makeover in this visually stunning, large format anthology which pairs retellings of famous tales with beautifully illustrated maps to pore over.' -- Fiona Noble - The Bookseller

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ISBN: 9780711247529
Publication date: 05/10/2021
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780711247529
Publication date: 5th October 2021
Author: Kate Davies
Illustrator: Lucille Clerc
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 112 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Anthologies, Classic Fiction, Traditional Tales
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks
Collections: Our Top Children's Christmas Book Recommendations for 2021,

About Kate Davies

Kate Davies was born and brought up in north-west London, UK. She studied English at Oxford University before becoming a writer and editor of children's books. She also writes comedy scripts and is the author of the best-selling novel for adults, In At the Deep End, which published in 2019. Kate lives in east London with her wife. 

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