The Orchard Book Of The Unicorn And Other Magical Animals
By Margaret Mayo
Illustrated by Jane Ray
Ten tales of the world's most magical birds and beasts.
Learn why you should never look at a mermaid, how the unicorn always walks alone, why there are so many dragons in China and how the Phoenix lives forever. These ten fabulous stories of the world's most magical birds and beasts are retold with wit and warmth by Margaret Mayo and brought to life in glorious colour by Jane Ray. A magical gift to treasure.
Margaret Mayo is an acclaimed storyteller and author of several bestselling children`s titles. A former teacher, she uses her wide-ranging experience with children in her writing. She lives in Brighton. Jane Ray's truly exquisite artwork has gained acclaim around the world. She won the 6-8 category of the Smarties Prize with 'The Story of Creation'. 'The Story of Christmas' was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award, and 'A Balloon for Grandad' was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award. Jane lives in London.
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04 Sep 2008
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