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Nicoletta Ceccoli

  • 5 stars across 7 books
    Carol Ann Duffy is an acclaimed poet and playwright who has also written many picture books. Her book of children's poetry, Meeting Midnight(9780571201204) was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, 2000 and her latest collection of poetry, Rapture (9780330433914), was the winner of the 2006 T. S. Eliot Prize. Carol Ann lives in Manchester with her daughter, Ella. This is her first project with Barefoot Books. Nicoletta Ceccoli was born and lives in The Republic of San Marino with her two pet turtle doves. Featured several times at the Bologna Children's Book Festival, she has twice won the prestigious Andersen prize for the best Italian children's book illustrator in 2001 and 2006. She has also illustrated the popular Barefoot titles An Island in the Sun (9781841481937), The Faerie's Gift (9781841489988), Little Red Riding Hood (9781841486215), Princess and the White Bear King (9781841483399), and The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales (9781841487984).
    1st April 2012

    The Tear Thief

    Each night, in the hours between supper and bedtime, the Tear Thief carries her waterproof, silvery sack as she steals t... More

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    1st September 2004

    Little Red Riding Hood

    A wonderful retelling of the classic children's fairytale, exquisitely illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli. Children will ... More

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    30th September 2015

    The Faery's Gift

    In this heartwarming Irish fairy tale, a woodcutter is given a wish as a reward for saving the life of a small fairy The... More

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    1st September 2007

    Princess and the White Bear King

    Written by professional storyteller Tanya Batt and illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli, this adaption of three classic Euro... More

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    1st June 2014

    An Island in the Sun

    A young boy sets sail for a distant island, with just a fishing rod and a telescope on board. As he makes his way across... More

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    28th August 2019

    Princess and the White Bear King

    Ride along with the beautiful princess and the majestic white bear on a voyage in the snowy north. When the young prince... More

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