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Mara Alperin

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    When not writing, Mara enjoys reading, hiking, baking cupcakes and playing Ultimate Frisbee. She is based in Richmond, London. My First Fairy Tales are her first books for Little Tiger Press. Kate Pankhurst has an MA in Children's Book Illustration from the University of Central Lancashire and was the highest placed undergraduate in the Macmillan Prize for Picture Book Illustration. She has written her own series, Mariella Mystery Investigates. She now lives in Leeds with her partner and two house rabbits!
    1st March 1997

    Gingerbread Man

    (7 reviews)
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    1st September 2010

    The Gingerbread Man

    (7 reviews)
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    11th February 2016

    The Ugly Duckling

    When Mother Duck's eggs hatch, one little duckling is wibbly and wobbly. . . and very ugly! And no matter how hard he tr... More

    (5 reviews)
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    2nd March 2015

    The Three Little Pigs

    Three little pigs set off to build new homes for themselves. But someone big and bad soon comes looking for a tasty pigg... More

    (3 reviews)
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    3rd February 2014

    The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    When three billy goat brothers reach the bridge to the meadow, a slobbering troll blocks their path. The brothers are no... More

    (3 reviews)
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    3rd February 2014

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    When Goldilocks sneaks into the three bears' cottage, no one seems to be home. But the bears soon return from their walk... More

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    2nd March 2015

    Chicken Licken

    When an acorn drops on Chicken Licken's head, he thinks the sky is falling and dashes off to tell the King. But instead ... More

    (1 review)
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    3rd February 2014

    Jack and the Beanstalk

    When Jack climbs up an enormous beanstalk, he discovers a giant's castle high up in the clouds. But the giant likes to e... More

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    2nd March 2015

    Rumpelstiltskin

    Poor Isabel! The king has locked her in a tower and ordered her to spin straw into gold. It's impossible! Then a mysteri... More

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    3rd February 2014

    Little Red Riding Hood

    When Little Red arrives at Granny's cottage, there's someone BIG, HAIRY and very, very SCARY waiting in Granny's bed... ... More

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    11th February 2016

    The Elves and the Shoemaker

    Stan and Jan are shoemakers by day, dancers by night! But when they run out of money, it seems their dancing days are ov... More

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