Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain & Ireland

 
 
Walker Books Ltd (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 1. August 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 350 Seiten
978-1-4063-8309-6 (ISBN)
 
A collection of British and Irish folktales from storyteller and poet Kevin Crossley-Holland. Spot illustrations throughout from Frances Castle.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
  • Für Kinder
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  • Interest Age: From 9 to 16 years
  • Höhe: 198 mm
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  • Breite: 128 mm
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  • Dicke: 30 mm
  • 317 gr
978-1-4063-8309-6 (9781406383096)
Kevin Crossley-Holland is a Carnegie Medal-winning author and a well-known poet. The Seeing Stone won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Smarties Prize Bronze Medal and the Tir na n-Og Award. His Arthur trilogy has won worldwide critical acclaim, sold well over one million copies and been translated into twenty-five languages. He has translated Beowulf from the Anglo-Saxon, and his retellings of traditional tales include The Penguin Book of Norse Myths and British Folk Tales. He lives on the north Norfolk coast in East Anglia.

Frances Castle has been working as a freelance illustrator for over ten years after beginning her career in the computer games industry. She is inspired by comic book art and vintage children's books from the 50s and 60s, and loves good charity shop finds of old magazines, books and packaging. She lives in north London.
Between Worlds is one to keep, and Kevin Crossley-Holland's clean bright direct language is the reason it's a keeper. * Society for Storytelling * "With shadowy, evocative illustrations this is a wonderful volume for the whole family to curl up with on a cold winter's evening." * The Daily Mail * "Perfect fireside reading." * The Financial Times * "One of our best chroniclers of myths and legends" * i newspaper * "[...] a magnificent collection of folktales." * The Guardian *

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