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The Story Orchestra: The Sleeping Beauty

Written by Jessica Courtney Tickle

Illustrated by Jessica Courtney Tickle

Part of the The Story Orchestra Series

The Story Orchestra: The Sleeping Beauty Synopsis

Guardian: 'a lively retelling, enriched by Jessica Courtney Tickle's luscious illustrations - each spread is like an illuminated garden' A stunning retelling of the classic ballet story brought to life by music! Set to the sound of Tchaikovsky's original music, this favorite ballet story features a a musical note to press on each spread. Join the King and Queen as they throw a party for their new baby, Princess Aurora. But when a terrible guest arrives and places a curse on princess, the kingdom must find the one special person who can defeat it... Read the story, listen to accompanying music, then turn to the back of the book to find out more about the Tchaikovsky musical clips in this stunning gift book. Manufacturer's note: please pull the white tab out of the back of the book before use. Sound buttons require a firm push in exact location to work, which may be hard for young children. All sound clips are 10 seconds long.

The Story Orchestra: The Sleeping Beauty Press Reviews

'An outstanding combination of visuals and audio which will enthuse children for this beautiful ballet.' * Parents in Touch * 'truly superb books... These books are the most wonderful to introduce these classic stories and the accompanying orchestral music to children' * Let Them Be Small * 'what a beautifully illustrated retelling!... a magical book.' * Irish Examiner * 'a gorgeously illustrated picture book with excerpts from Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty on every page.' * Good Housekeeping * `a lively retelling, enriched by Jessica Courtney Tickle's luscious illustrations - each spread is like an illuminated garden.' * The Guardian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786030931
Publication date: 24th October 2018
Author: Jessica Courtney Tickle
Illustrator: Jessica Courtney Tickle
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 24 pages

About Jessica Courtney Tickle

KATY FLINT is a children's book author and editor, based in London. She is the author of the best-selling sound book The Story Orchestra: The Nutcracker, and has worked on many other non-fiction titles - from human bodies to dinosaurs. She likes playing the violin and dog-spotting.

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