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The Faber Book of Nursery Stories

Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

Part of the Faber Children's Classics Series

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A welcome return for a collection of all kinds of stories which will make perfect bedtime reading. Originally published in the 1960s, the collection includes traditional favourites such as Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling and modern classics such as Ted Hughes’s How the Polar Bear Became. In addition there are extracts from  books that were popular at the time of its original publications such as Leila Berg’s Little Pete stories and Joyce Lankaster Brisley’s Milly-Molly-Mandy stories. Shirley Hughes original illustrations add to the period charm.


The Faber Book of Nursery Stories Synopsis

First published in 1966, this bedtime classic has been lovingly restored. Featuring the Ugly Duckling, the Three Billy Goats Gruff, Thumbelina and other childhood favourites, each story is a treat to read aloud, the perfect length for parents and children to share at bedtime. Completes any child's first bookshelf.

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ISBN: 9780571307593
Publication date: 05/09/2013
Publisher: Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber and Faber
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571307593
Publication date: 5th September 2013
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber and Faber
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 208 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Traditional Tales
Other Categories: Classics

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