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Tale of Tales
Tony Mitton
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Tale of Tales

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A new offering by award-winning poet Tony Mitton, beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey.

Short installments comprise The Tale of Tales, the story of a group of animals making their way to Volcano Valley to hear the Tale of Tales, the greatest story ever told. Along the way, the animals meet new travelers and each shares his own story with the group.

This delightful story,
ebook, 112 pages
Published February 4th 2009 by David Fickling Books (first published October 2nd 2003)
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Aug 02, 2015 Helen rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone.
Recommended to Helen by: No-one.
A charming children's book of tales told by a group of forest animals en route to an important gathering to hear The Tale of Tales.

The illustrations were witty and the writing was delightful and relaxing - the Story Road built up suspense to hear the Tale of Tales, as the group of animals traveling to the gathering increased.

Without giving away the outcome of the creatures' journey, the lesson that can be derived is that the reader, young or old, is at the center of their own Tale of Tales, wh
Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
A delightful story with an old-fashioned feel, probably evoked by the silhouette-style illustrations.
Nojood Alsudairi
Once upon a time, in a jungle far far away... Wow! what a great tale of tales.
A wonderful children's book that was well worth the time.
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