The walls of Eastern Europe have recently crumbled to reveal fascinating hidden cultures. To reflect this more open perspective, here is a collection of little-known folk tales from Poland, Slovakia, Russia, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania. The seven elegantly told and beautifully illustrated tales create a timely collection to stimulate children's interest in their European neighbours.
Antonia Barber is an award-winning writer of children's and adult fiction, including her bestselling picture book Catkin, illustrated by P. J. Lynch, and her adult novels, The Ghosts and The Ring in the Rough Stuff, both of which were shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Antonia divides her time between a converted oast house in Kent and a cosy harbourside coMore about Antonia Barber
Katie Cotton studied English at Oxford University and worked in education before becoming Editor at Templar Publishing. Paul Hess worked as an art director before he began illustrating full-time in 1991. He has since won the AOI Gold Award for Children's Book Illustration. His titles for Templar include Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz and the StoryWorld series.More about Paul Hess