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Books in the series: Traditional Tales with a Twist

Monkey's Clever Tale

Monkey's Clever Tale

Author: Andrew Fusek Peters Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2003

When Ameerah Monkey wants to cross the river, she hatches a plot to trick crocodile into helping her. But how will she escape being his next meal? And will Crocodile ever get his pot of Monkey Tail Soup? This traditional African-Caribbean tale is retold with a twist by storyteller, poet and anthologist Andrew Fusek Peters. Amanda Montgomery-Higham's illustrations perfectly capture the humour and vitality of this tale.

Dingo Dog and the Billabong Storm

Dingo Dog and the Billabong Storm

Author: Andrew Fusek Peters Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2008

The Bush animals are fed up of Dingo dog's bullying and generate a storming idea to teach him a lesson. This traditional Australian 'Tale with a Twist' is retold by poet, author and storyteller, Andrew Fusek Peters, and delightfully illustrated by Anna Wadham. Tales from around the world provide an insight into cultures other than our own.

The Tiger and the Wise Man

The Tiger and the Wise Man

Author: Andrew Fusek Peters Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2004

When a tiger plays a trick on a wise man, how will he escape being eaten, especially when it seems that all the animals are against him? Will the jackal help him, or is it simply another trick? This traditional Indian tale, retold with a twist by Andrew Fusek Peters, provides an opportunity for talking about man's impact on the natural world.

The Ant and the Big Bad Bully Goat

The Ant and the Big Bad Bully Goat

Author: Andrew Fusek Peters Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2007

Badger is happy living in his neat and tidy burrow - until Big Bad Bully Goat decides to move in! Bully Goat has such a fearsome reputation that even Badger's biggest friends are too scared to help. All seems lost until help arrives from a very unexpected quarter and Badger realises that size isn't everything. This traditional Iberian tale is retold with a twist by storyteller, poet and anthologist Andrew Fusek Peters.

Bear and Turtle and the Great Lake Race

Bear and Turtle and the Great Lake Race

Author: Andrew Peters Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 24/02/2010

Everyone knows how rude and grumpy bears can be if they don't get enough sleep! When a bad-tempered bear trips over a tiny turtle, no-one can foresee the consequence. When Turtle challenges Bear to a race along the lakeshore, Bear is confident about the outcome. But Turtle is smarter than Bear can imagine... Celebrated writer and story-teller Andrew Fusek Peters brings out all the comedy and ingenuity of this traditional Native American trickster tale. Complete with Audio CD.

Dingo Dog and the Billabong Storm

Dingo Dog and the Billabong Storm

Author: Andrew Fusek Peters Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/02/2010

The Bush animals are fed up of Dingo dog's bullying and generate a storming idea to teach him a lesson. This traditional Australian 'Tale with a Twist' is retold by poet, author and storyteller, Andrew Fusek Peters, and delightfully illustrated by Anna Wadham. Tales from around the world provide an insight into cultures other than our own. Complete with Audio CD.

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