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Claudia Venturini

  • 4 stars across 12 books
    Fairytale writer, Evelyn Foster, has a First in English Literature and a masters degree in drama. She works as author, actor and storyteller specialising in folklore and fairytale. She has run myth workshops at the British Museum: including spooky sleep-overs next to the Egyptian mummies! She has played Shakespearean and Restoration heroines... and quite a lot of fairy godmothers. Her books aim to give children a love of reading, rather than too much texting and TV! Claudia works full time as a children's book illustrator and also runs her own workshops for children. She has over 20 years experience in design and illustration. She lives in Ferra, Italy.
    10th February 2015

    Must Know Stories: Level 2: King Midas

    King Midas is rich but very greedy. He wishes for everything he touches to turn to gold! But when his wish is granted... More

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    26th November 2010

    Flip-Up Fairy Tales + CD Pack 5: Aladdin/Beauty and the Beast/Musicians of Bremen/Tom Thumb

    Step into the magical world of Child's Play fairy tales... Traditional tales are a well-established part of all cultures... More

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    26th November 2010

    Flip-Up Fairy Tales + CD Pack 6: Rapunzel/Rumpelstiltskin/Ali Baba/Sleeping Beauty

    Step into the magical world of Child's Play fairy tales... Traditional tales are a well-established part of all cultures... More

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    1st October 2007

    Tom Thumb

    Step into the magical world of Child's Play fairy tales... Traditional tales are a well-established part of all cultures... More

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    4th November 2014

    King Midas

    This is a beautifully illustrated addition to the popular Silver Penny series. It teaches children about what is truly v... More

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    8th January 2013

    The Elves and the Trendy Shoes

    Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original st... More

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    1st September 2007

    Tom Thumb

    Step into the magical world of Child's Play fairy tales... Traditional tales are a well-established part of all cultures... More

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    22nd October 2009

    King Midas's Golden Touch

    When King Midas is granted a wish from the god Dionysus, he knows just what to choose: everything he touches to turn to ... More

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    1st July 2012

    I Love Reading Phonics Level 3: Ernie and Hermie Visit Earth

    Aliens, Hermie and Ernie are on a day-trip to planet Earth. Hermie decides to go to the hairdresser and Ernie goes to th... More

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    1st April 2013

    Ernie and Hermie Visit Earth

    From the I Love Reading series a new range of first readers based on phonics. Ideal for those who prefer levelled conten... More

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    29th January 2010

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