Acclaimed children's author and illustrator Michael Foreman blends humour, sadness and romance in these irresistible retellings of classic stories that children will return to again and again. Dreamlike castles, mystical forests, inspiring heroes and terrifying villains are all brought to life in stunning watercolour illustrations full of vivid detail and enchantment.
This is a timeless book of magic and adventure to be treasured by all ages. It contains classic stories such as 'Cinderella', 'Jack and the Beanstalk', 'Jack the Giant Killer', 'Little Red Riding Hood', 'Puss in Boots', 'Rapunzel', 'Sleeping Beauty', 'Snow White', 'The Emperor's New Clothes', 'Three Little Pigs' and 'Thumbelina'.
|Publication date:||17th October 2013|
|Publisher:||Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
Michael Foreman was our Guest Editor in March 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938, and studied at Lowestoft School of Art, St Martin’s, London, and the Royal College of Art, where he won a scholarship to the USA in 1963. He has worked as an Art Director at Playboy and King magazines and still works as Art Editor of the literary journal Ambit. He has also made animated films in Scandinavia and for the BBC. His first book, The General, (a picture book published in 1961), dealt ...More About Michael Foreman