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The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland

By Jan Pienkowski
Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski

Jan Pienkowski brings eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales to life with vibrant and witty cut paper illustrations.

From Jan Pienkowski, much-loved illustrator of the Meg and Mog series, comes this beautiful collection of Polish folk tales, with vibrant and witty colour illustrations throughout. Using the traditional cut-paper technique he learned as a child, Jan brings eight of his favourite Polish stories to life – featuring classic stories such as "Pan Twardowski", "The Glass Mountain", "The Wawel Dragon" and "The Fern Flower". A brand new title from one of the giants of children's literature, this magical collection is the perfect way to introduce children to Polish folk tales.

  • A brand-new title from one of the giants of children's illustration.
  • The perfect way to introduce children to classic Polish folk tales, Jan Pienkowski breathes new life into the magical tales of his homeland.

About the author

David Walser is the author of Meg and the Pirate, The Fairy Tales, The Thousand Nights and One Night, and Nut Cracker, all illustrated by Jan Pienkowski. He is also an artist, translator and musician. He lives in Barnes, London.

About the illustrator

Jan Pienkowski was born in Warsaw in 1936. He is one of the leading artists working in Britain today, and is the bestselling illustrator of the Meg and Mog series, Haunted House, and A Necklace of Raindrops. He is twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He lives in Barnes, London. Follow Jan on twitter @JPienkowski.

ISBN: 9781406360950
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: May 1, 2016
Dimensions: 189 x 229mm, 104pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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