A delightful, diverse selection of fairy tales from around the world by one of our most beloved children's writers
International bestselling children's author Cornelia Funke has long been inspired and fascinated by fairy tales. This wonderful anthology is Funke's personal selection of fairy tales from all around the world - not just from her native Germany but from Russia, Japan and the Native American tradition. It's the perfect Christmas gift for any young reader wishing to discover the wider world of fairy tales.
This wonderful selection of 13 tales includes:
The Tale of the Firebird (Russia)
The Boy Who Drew Cats (Japan)
The Frog Princess (Ukraine)
The Six Swans (Germany)
The Girl Who Gave a Knight a Kiss out of Necessity (Sweden)
Kotura, Lord of the Winds (Siberia)
Cornelia Funke is the highly acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author of the Inkheart trilogy, Dragon Rider, The Thief Lord and the Reckless series, which is published by Pushkin. Born in 1958 in the German town of Dorsten, she worked as a social worker for a few years before turning first to illustration and then to writing. Her books have now sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, and have been translated into 37 languages. Cornelia lives in Los Angeles.
Children’s & educational
Children's, Teenage & educational