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Mara Alperin

  • 5 stars across 10 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 April 2011

    The Gingerbread Man

    This delightful picture book is based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. Run, run as fast as y... More

    (8 reviews)
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    22nd February 2012

    Chicken Licken: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

    Based on the traditional fairy tale Chicken Licken , this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite i... More

    (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 ... More

    (6 reviews)
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    1st September 2015

    Jack and the Beanstalk

    Jack and his mother are so poor that they don't have anything to eat. Their hope is fading, until Jack meets a strange l... More

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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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    21st September 2012

    Little Red Riding Hood

    A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red... More

    (5 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 ... More

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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

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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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    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 ... More

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