Keep Trying, Aladdin! (Fairytale Friends)

A Story About Perseverance

Sue Nicholson, illustrated by Laura Brenlla
AUD $12.99
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When Aladdin moves to the village, he is very keen to try out ice skating. His new friends are all very good and think skating is easy, but Aladdin doesnt find it easy at all! Will he manage to pick himself up and keep trying? Learn about determination in this story of Aladdin and his fairytale friends.

Once upon a time, there was a misty blue mountain. Below the misty blue mountain was a wild, dark forest and by the wild, dark forest was a village.The village had a stream and a duck pond and an old red apple tree and it was home to Aladdin and his fairytale friends. The Fairytale Friends series brings fairytales into the modern day and features scenarios young children can relate to and learn from. Each story in this new picture book series focuses on a different fairytale character, a different strength or core virtue and a challenge to overcome, often with the help of their friends. Readers will enjoy spotting characters from other books and recognizing key elements of the original fairytale while enjoying the new twist. Notes and questions at the back of the book will summarize what the character has learnt and prompt further discussion while activities will provide more fairytale fun.

Author bio:

Sue Nicholson was previously an editor for publishers including Macmillan Education, DK and Kingfisher. Now freelance, Sue has written books for all ages on a wide variety of subjects, but her particular interest is in producing material for the under-5s and early readers. Sue loves writing original fiction and non-fiction, re-telling and adapting stories.Laura Brenlla is an illustrator and cartoonist. She has worked in animated shows, spots for international festivals, animated clips for apps and children books. Her strongest interests are character design, concept art and animation.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711244696
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: QED
Pub Date: December 2019
Page Extent: 24
Format: Paperback
Age: 5 - 7
Subject: Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)