When a father can't decide who should wed his daughter, Jacob makes a dangerous pact to ensure that he can marry Gretchen. Should a father have a favourite child? An African dilemma puts the question another way. A wise judge concocts a plan to reveal who really is guilty in a tale from China. This varied collection from around the word is complemented with fabulous illustrations which children will love.
TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children.
The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.
This is Book 28 in the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories books here.
Becca has been writing books for children for over 20 years. They usually tend to be about history, science or nature, although she is interested in everything.More about Becca Heddle