This title features 80 traditional stories from around the world. It is a stunningly illustrated collection of stories to take the reader around the globe on an incredible journey. Featuring 80 classic tales from every continent, the stories are divided into chapters on The Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania. It includes stories such as The Good Luck Elves , The Man who Counted his Chickens , and How the Bear Got its Tail . Evocative drawings bring each story to life. This collection of stories takes you around the globe on an incredible journey. The characters you will meet are as varied as the countries they come from, whether the icy Arctic or the steamy rainforest. You will meet wise baboons and foolish merchants, beautiful maidens and ugly trolls. There are funny tales, magical tales, love stories and adventures. Retold for children, this book is perfect for reading together or for new readers to enjoy by themselves.
Nicola Baxter has written or compiled over three hundred children's titles. Roger Langton is a children's book illustrator.