Tales of Mystery and Magic

Author(s): Hugh Lupton; Agnese Baruzzi (Illustrator)


Introducing a bewitching world of mystery and magic, this collection of stories includes tales of singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move of their own accord and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king.f AGES: 3-7 AUTHOR: Hugh Lupton is one of Britain's leading storytellers. For over thirty years, he has performed all over the world, sharing a repertoire that ranges from epic sagas to light-hearted adventures for children. He wrote this book as a companion volume to 'The Story Tree'. ILLUSTRATOR: Agnese Baruzzi is an author and illustrator who studied illustration at the Art Institute of Urbino. Agnese enjoys recycling old objects and runs art workshops for children as well as writing and illustrating children's books. She lives in Bologna, Italy. SELLING POINTS: * Seasonal Appeal: Perfect for harvest time and Halloween, children will love the thrill of being frightened, but not too frightened to keep from reading what happens next! * Intercultural: The seven tales in the collection come from all over the world, including Indian, Chilean, Inuit, Seneca, Scottish, Russian and West African cultures * Social & Emotional Development: They may be playful and surreal, but these stories also offer a springboard to discuss such issues as environmentalism, death and rebirth ***Includes a Storytime CD***


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General Fields

  • : 9781782858607
  • : Barefoot Books, Limited
  • : Barefoot Books, Limited
  • : August 2019
  • : 23 Centimeters X 23 Centimeters X 28 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hugh Lupton; Agnese Baruzzi (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 64