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A Twist in the Tail Animal Stories from Around the World

Written by Mary Hoffman

Illustrated by Jan Ormerod

A Twist in the Tail Animal Stories from Around the World Synopsis

Mary Hoffman's vibrant retellings capture the fun, wisdom and rich character of the diverse cultures from which they spring. Every story involves a battle of strength or cunning, with a surprise outcome. The book is suitable for the Literacy Hour, Key Stage 1.

A Twist in the Tail Animal Stories from Around the World Press Reviews

Many of these ten traditional animal tales point out the foolishness of being vain, greedy, or boastful... Ormerod's pictures are aptly bold and bright Good Book Guide

Book Information

ISBN: 9780711218338
Publication date: 5th April 2001
Author: Mary Hoffman
Illustrator: Jan Ormerod
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 72 pages

About Mary Hoffman

Jan Ormerod's first picture book was Sunshine. It won the Mother Goose Award in 1982, was voted the Picture Book of the Year 1982 by the Children's Book Council of Australia and was highly commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal. MARY HOFFMAN is the internationally acclaimed author of over 100 books for children, ranging from picture books to teenage fiction. Her first picture book for Frances Lincoln, Amazing Grace, has become a classic which, with its sequels in the series, has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. Mary's other picture books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home with Karin Littlewood and An Angel ...

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