The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales

The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales

by RoseImpey (Author), IanBeck (Illustrator)


This story anthology features fourteen favourite fairy tales including Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin. These magical stories are retold with wit and warmth by popular storyteller Rose Impey and lavishly illustrated by distinguished artist Ian Beck. This is a truly classic collection and a must-have for every child's bookshelf.


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Edition: New Ed
Publisher: Orchard
Published: 06 Oct 2005

ISBN 10: 1843621819
ISBN 13: 9781843621812
Children’s book age: 0-5 Years
Book Overview: All 14 of your favourite fairy tales engagingly told in one book - charming illustrations by the acclaimed Ian Beck and written by Rose Impey. Perfect for bedtime.

Media Reviews
The author retells these familiar tales, remaining largely true to the originals, and yet bringing freshness and gentle humour to each story * Books For Keeps *
Author Bio
Rose Impey, a former teacher, is highly regarded as a writer for children of all ages. She has written several novels and many bestselling series for Orchard, including Titchy Witch and Animal Crackers. Rose is also the creator of the bestselling Sleepover Club books, which became a major children's television series. Ian Beck is a popular illustrator of children's books and his work appears frequently in magazines and advertisements. He has designed the jackets of many adult novels including all the Penguin editions of David Lodge and the Alice Thomas Ellis books. Ian's first book for Orchard was Five Little Ducks, which was so successful that a 'Big Book' format was published. The Ugly Duckling and The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales followed and Ian also contributed illustration to The Orchard Book of Opera Stories. Ian has also illustrated The Orchard ABC and Little Angel written by Geraldine McCaughrean. Ian Beck lives in Richmond, Surrey with his wife and three children and keeps in close touch with children through frequent visits to schools and libraries.