Author(s): Naomi Lewis
A wonderful story collection, with the warmth and wit of the 19th-century originals. Emma Chichester-Clark's magical, colourful images, combined with Naomi Lewis's beautiful writing, make this an anthology to treasure.
NAOMI LEWIS, who sadly died in 2009, was a leading authority on the writing of Hans Christian Andersen. She was also a distinguished children's writer, poet and much-respected reviewer of children's books. EMMA CHICHESTER CLARK is the winner of the Mother Goose Award and has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Kurt Maschler Award and the Blue Peter Book Award. She has illustrated books written by many authors, such as, Roald Dahl, Michael Morpurgo, and Geraldine McCaughrean. She also writes and illustrates her own picture books, including the popular Blue Kangaroo series.