Author(s): Malachy Doyle
Journey to magical and memorable lands with this anthology of classic fairy tales from cultures around the world. This marvellous collection includes twelve popular and lesser-known fairy tales filled with fantasy and adventure - from The Sleeping Beauty (France) to Hansel and Gretel (Germany), Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves (Arabia) and beyond. This exquisite anthology is a must-have for the Christmas season. HIGHLIGHTS Lead trade title will be supported by extensive marketing and PR campaign in the UK and Ireland The ultimate fairy tale anthology! Impeccably designed, beautifully written, and magically illustrated. Exquisite down to the last details - matt cover with embossing and spot lamination, gorgeous ribbon book mark, intricate folio devices and more. Engaging and witty text by acclaimed childrens writer Malachy Doyle. Sumptuous illustrations from award-winning artist Nicoletta Ceccoli.
Malachy Doyle began his career as a childrens writer in 1996 and was met with immediate success, having thirteen books accepted for publication within the year. He has also written Tales of Old Ireland (1-84148-279-X) for Barefoot Books. Malachy lives in Wales with his wife and three daughters. Nicoletta Ceccoli lives in San Marino, a small republic in central Italy. In 2000 she won the prestigious Andersen prize for the best Italian childrens book illustrator. Her other titles with Barefoot include An Island in the Sun (1-84148-197-4), The Faerys Gift (1-84148-997-2), Little Red Riding Hood (1-90122-326-4) and The Princess and the White Bear King (1-84148-242-0), all of which have received widespread acclaim.
The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Germany); The Girl who Became a Fish (Spain); Hansel and Gretel (Germany); Cinderella (France); The Fool of The World and The Flying Ship (Russia); Rumpelstiltskin (Germany); The Sleeping Beauty (England); The Jewelled Sea (China); The Celestial Sisters (Native America); The Magic Ball (Argentina); Snow-white and Rose-red (Germany); Ali Baba and Forty Thieves (Arabia)