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The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear

Written by Margrete Lamond

Illustrated by Heather Vallance

The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear Synopsis

The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear is the story of a cruel falling-out between two friends: how it happens, and what happens next. It is outrageous, passionate and poignant, and the bittersweet ending is as ambiguous as any friendship in real life. Framed in the present and told in alternating past and present tense, The Sorry Tale of Fox and Bear borrows characters and events from several traditional sources and is told with wit and verve by Margrete Lamond, with darkly brooding charcoal illustrations by acclaimed artist Heather Vallance. This beautiful story collection - a modern twist on traditional style - will resonate with readers looking for a great story to read over and over again.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910646434
Publication date: 1st March 2018
Author: Margrete Lamond
Illustrator: Heather Vallance
Publisher: Old Barn Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 72 pages

About Margrete Lamond

Margrete Lamond is the publisher of 'Little Hare Books' in Australia, author of many modern re-tellings of traditional tales, a passionate advocate for quality artwork in books for younger readers and interested in the overlap between neuroscience and aesthetic reception. Heather Vallance is a studio artist who has taught art in remote communities in Australia and regional schools and galleries, as well as having her work exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions.

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