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A Fairy Tale

By Tony Ross

Evocative and nostalgic . . . A Fairy Tale is one of the most original children's books for a long time.' SUNDAY TIMES

Do fairies really exist? Bessie doesn't think so. But then she meets the mysterious Mrs Leaf and so begins a life-long friendship. As time passes Bessie starts to wonder if she might have been wrong about fairies, after all . . .

  • Atmospheric and evocative book set in early 20th Century Manchester.
  • A Fairy Tale has sold over 30,000 copies to date.
  • An original take on the concept of what a fairy tale is.

About the author

Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams’ best-selling children’s books. Tony’s books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole’s Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the best-selling Illustrator Biography in the UK for three years in a row, and he is the UK’s libraries' most-borrwed Illustrator Biography. He lives in Rutland.

ISBN: 9781849393553
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 2, 2012
Dimensions: 230 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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