Author(s): Sam McBratney
A collection of short stories, fables and moral tales from around the world. "One voice, please" shouts the innkeeper. "One voice only, please." And so begins a marvellous journey through the oral storytelling tradition. Containing over fifty short stories and fables from around the world, this humble anthology is the result of author Sam McBratney's 25-year interest in collecting tales. Well-known tales such as The Good Samaritan and The Pied Piper make an appearance, as well as many new stories. Told with wit and wisdom, the tales are accompanied by stylish black and white illustrations from Russell Ayto.;Contains over fifty short stories from Persia, Greece, Ireland and Eastern Europe.;These short, fun stories are ideal for classroom study or assembly readings.
Sam McBratney is the renowned author of the multi-million selling "Guess How Much I Love You". His other books include "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" and "Just Me and You." Sam lives in Northern Ireland. Russell Ayto's popular children's books include "Quacky quack-quack!" (shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award) and the novelty picture book, "Super Sue." Russell lives in Cornwall.