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A First Book of Fairy Tales

Written by Mary Hoffman

Illustrated by Julie Downing

A First Book of Fairy Tales Synopsis

A beautifully illustrated anthology featuring fourteen classic children's fairy-tales, perfect for bedtime, as retold by children's author Mary Hoffman. As well as favourites such as Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk, A First Book of Fairy Tales also includes some wonderful stories that you might not know, such as The Fisherman and his Wife and Diamonds and Toads. Introduce your little one to the characters that enchanted you as a child, or meet the cast of a new story together. Mary Hoffman's charming retellings use simple language, ideal for reading or hearing aloud, while Julie Downing's stunning illustrations bring the characters to life, so children can follow and enjoy the fairy tales through the pictures.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405315531
Publication date: 3rd August 2006
Author: Mary Hoffman
Illustrator: Julie Downing
Publisher: DK Children an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 80 pages

About Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman is a popular children's author with more than 90 books to her name. Her unique observations bring vitality and humour to each of her stories, including A First Bible Story Book (available in DK's A First Bible Story Book and A First Book of Prayers), Amazing Grace, A Twist in the Tail, and Song of the Earth.

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