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The Orchard Book of Swords Sorcerers & Superheroes

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Ali Baba to King Arthur, Hercules to Robin Hood—a perfect humorous introduction to 10 classic myths and tales all children will love
 
Ten classic stories are brought together in this collection, each one as thrilling as the last. From the heroics of Jason and the Argonauts, to the courage of George as he sets out to fight the terrible dragon, to the bravery and kindness of Robin Hood, this is a book full of excitement, surprises, and adventure. Retold in a lively and humorous style and accompanied by Tony Ross's distinctive illustrations, these stories will capture every child's imagination from the very first page. The stories included are "Jason and the Golden Fleece," "King Arthur's Beginnings," "Aladdin and His Magic Lamp," "William Tell," "Hercules and the Monstrous Cacus," "Sinbad the Sailor and the Roc," "George and the Dragon," "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," "Theseus and the Minotaur," and "Robin Hood and the Sheriff."

Synopsis:

Ten famous myths and legends every child should know, from best selling author and artist team. Illustrated in lively and witty style, these action packed adventure stories are retold with lots of pace to make them immediate and accessible for children. Ages 7-9.

About the Author

Tony Bradman is the author of Daddy's Lullaby, The Magnificent Mummies, and The Perfect Baby, and the editor of My Dad's a PunkTony Ross is the author and illustrator of The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Centipede's 100 Shoes, I Don't Want to Go to Bed!, Stone Soup, Three Little Kittens and Other Favorite Nursery Rhymes, and Wash Your Hands! He has received numerous awards, including the German Children's Book Prize and the silver medal in the Smarties Prize, and has been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal. They collaborated previously on Kingfisher Treasury of Pirate Stories.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781408309216
Author:
Bradman, Tony
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Author:
Ross, Tony
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - General
Subject:
Children s Folk Tales-Mythical Creatures
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 4
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.5 x 9.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 7 up to 9

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Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Folk Tales » Mythical Creatures
Children's » Folk Tales » World General
Children's » Science Fiction and Fantasy » General
Children's » Story Collections

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"Synopsis" by , Ten famous myths and legends every child should know, from best selling author and artist team. Illustrated in lively and witty style, these action packed adventure stories are retold with lots of pace to make them immediate and accessible for children. Ages 7-9.
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