A collection of eight stories in the fairy-tale tradition. Discover how a tabby cat and a court jester help a young lord to choose between power, riches and love; read about the small thistle who has the wisdom and courage to help a childless king and queen; and more.
Eight beguiling stories in the fairy-tale tradition by a leading story teller. Discover how a tabby cat and a court jester help a young lord to choose between power, riches and love. Read about the small thistle who, alone among all the beautiful flowers of the garden, has the wisdom and courage to help a childless king and queen. Follow the contrasting fortunes of the Little Beekeeper and her rude and foolish older brothers. Take a fantastical quest to the other side of Nowhere...Thoughtful and beguiling, these eight original stories in the fairy tale tradition have the resonance of much-loved classics, confirming Vivian French as one of the most imaginative and gifted storytellers of our times.
Vivian French is a professional storyteller as well as an acclaimed children's author. Her many picture books include Lazy Jack; Once Upon a Time; Once Upon a Picnic; Please, Princess Primrose; A Song for Little Toad (shortlisted for the Smarties Book Prize); A Christmas Star Called Hannah and a retelling of A Christmas Carol. She is also the author of the Read and Wonder non-fiction picture books Caterpillar Caterpillar (shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award), The Apple Trees. Spider Watching and Growing Frogs. She has written three collections Under the Moon. The Thistle Princess and Other Stories and The Boy Who Walked on Water - from which the tales in Singing to the Sun (with the exception of the previously unpublished title story) have been drawn. Vivian French lives in Edinburgh and Bristol.
Singing To The Sun by Vivian French
Used - Very Good
Walker Books Ltd
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.