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A Fairy Tale

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  21 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Bessie doesn't believe in fairies, but even she begins to wonder when she meets strange old Mrs Leaf. This story, in a nostalgic pre-war setting, tells of their enduring friendship which suggests that fairies do exist. Tony Ross's other books include Don't Do That and I Want a Cat.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published May 20th 1993 by Red Fox
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Ana Ávila
Jan 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Siendo gran fan de las hadas me encantó esta historia con ilustraciones hermosas que reflejan la esencia de la historia.
Me llevo grandes mensajes de este libro como que hay que creer en lo que quieras creer y que la felicidad siempre es mejor que la tristeza. Que la compañía de una familia siempre alegra el corazón.
A la lista de mis cuentos favoritos.
Judy
Apr 11, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Lovely tale of friendship. I would have liked perhaps a moment of realisation somewhere. It seems to build up to something that doesn't happen. I guess it's just deliberately whimsical and vague which is better than obvious.

Always good illos from Tony Ross.
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Tony Ross is a British illustrator and author of children's picture books. He was a student at the Liverpool School of Art and Design. Ross has had quite a few occupations, such as cartoonist, graphic designer, art director at an advertising agency, senior lecturer in art and head of the illustration course at Manchester Polytechnic.
Ross won the 1986 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, picture books c
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