Cinderella, Snow White and Rose Red, The Prince and the Flying Carpet, Beauty and the Beast, The Firebird, The Swans and the Brave Princess and The Princess and the Pea ...the stories in this exquisite collection are written and illustrated by some of today's most talented authors and artists. Starring princes and princesses from fairytale worlds full of magic and enchantment, these seven spellbinding tales will delight children and adults alike.
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Rose Impey has been writing for children for over thirty years in which time she's had well over a hundred books published. She writes for all ages: picture books, early readers, older fiction and novels for young and pre-teens. She has made a specialty of rewriting traditional stories eg The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales. Before becoming a writer Rose was a p...More about Rose Impey
Margaret Mayo is an acclaimed storyteller and author who has been creating stories for children for over 35 years. She has written more than 50 books, including the bestselling Dig Dig Digging, Choo Choo Clickety-Clack! and Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp! A former teacher, Margaret uses her wide-ranging experience with children in her writing. She lives in Brighton....More about Margaret Mayo
Geraldine McCaughrean is an established author for all age groups. Geraldine has been awarded many prizes for her writing, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award for A Little Lower than the Angels, the Library Association Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for a Pack of Lies. Geraldine has also published a number of retellings of traditional storie...More about Geraldine McCaughrean
Saviour Pirotta is originally from Malta and now lives in Scarborough, Yorkshire. He is the author of nearly one hundred titles, ranging from non-fiction about pirates to short novels, as well as stories for Barbie magazine, Disney and educational material for the Teletubbies franchise. He is the author of The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths which has...More about Saviour Pirotta
Clement C Moore was a professor of oriental and Greek literature as well as divinity and Biblical learning. He wrote A Visit from St Nicholas (now better known as The Night before Christmas ) for his children in 1822 and it is now a Christmas classic, known and loved around the world and at the centre of many of the stories relating...More about Angela Barrett
Ian Beck is widely published and titles for other publishers include Lost in the Snow, Lost on the Beach, and Home Before Dark....More about Ian Beck
Emma Chichester Clark's Biography
Emma Chichester Clark is an award-winning illustrator and author who has published over 60 books including her best selling series of picture books about a child's toy called Blue Kangaroo.
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Emma was born on 15th October...
Jane Ray was born in Chingford, North East London. After a degree course at Middlesex University in Ceramics and 3-D Design she began her career by designing greeting cards. Jane's first picture book A Balloon for Grandad was shortlisted for the prestigious Mother Goose Prize for first-time book illustrators. Jane's illustration style is instantly recognisab...More about Jane Ray