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First Book of Fairy Tales


No. of pages 80

Great for age 8-13 years

From Brothers Grimm to Hans Christian Andersen, this beautifully illustrated anthology contains a range of the classic fairy tale stories any child would love to grow up reading.

As well as favourites such as Cinderella, The Snow Queen and Jack and the Beanstalk, DK's A First Book of Fairy Tales also includes some wonderful stories that you might not know, such as The Fisherman and his Wife and Diamonds and Toads.

Introduce your little one to the characters that enchanted you as a child and the nostalgic stories you could not put down! Mary Hoffman's charming retellings use simple language, ideal for reading or hearing aloud, while Julie Downing's stunning illustrations bring the characters to life, so children can follow and enjoy the fairy tales through the pictures.

If your child loves disney and their princesses such as Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty, or if they love stories about giants and spells, this children's book would make the perfect gift for them! Step inside this fairy tale kingdom and get ready for some magic!


There are 80 pages in this book. It is an anthology. This book was published 2006 by Dorling Kindersley Ltd .

Mary Hoffman has written more than 70 books. Her previous titles for Dorling Kindersley include Henry's Baby and A First Bible Story Book. Julie Downing has written and or illustrated over forty books for children, including The Night Before Christmas , Lullaby & Good Night , The Firekeeper's Son, and Nobody, which was published by Roaring Brook Press. She lives in San Francisco, California.

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