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Apr 14, 2018 Hannah Goodwin rated it liked it
A collection of book including thirty six folktales from countries including; Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Sweden, England, Norway and more. The stories are about listening, not stealing, telling the truth and more. The stories are in the perspective of the narrator to get children to follow the rules. The strength of the book are embedded within the vocabulary because the vocabulary is precise and well written for intermediate aged children There is a ton of descriptive detail embedded in each o ...more
Kevin Crossley-Holland is a well-known poet and prize-winning author for children. His books include Waterslain Angels, a detective story set in north Norfolk in 1955, and Moored Man: A Cycle of North Norfolk Poems; Gatty's Tale, a medieval pilgrimage novel; and the Arthur trilogy (The Seeing Stone, At the Crossing-Places and King of the Middle March), which combines historical fiction with the re ...more