Illustrated by:Eilidh Muldoon Format:Paperback / softback 160 pages Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Imprint:Bloomsbury Education ISBN:9781472967138 Published:5 Mar 2020 Classifications:Anthologies (Children's / Teenage), Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage), Short stories (Children's / Teenage) Readership:Children / Juvenile Professional & Vocational Tertiary Education (US: College) Weight:174g Dimensions:210 x 137 x 13 (mm) Pub. Country:United Kingdom For sale in: All countries Description A brilliant, inclusive collection of traditional tales from around the world featuring amazing women and girls. Once upon a time, there was a handsome prince who - no, that's not right! Once upon a time, there were strong, fierce women who plotted, schemed, took action, showed kindness, used magic and trickery, and made their own destiny. From the long-haired Petrosinella who escaped the tower and broke the spell that the ogress had cast over her and Nana Miriam who beat a hippo using politeness and magic, to Kate Crackernuts who tried to save her stepsister from her mother's curse, these are stories of girls doing it for themselves!With stories drawn from all over the world, including China, Scotland, Armenia, Italy and Nigeria, Lari Don presents heroine stories that don't leave girls sitting around waiting to be saved by the handsome prince. Book Band: Dark BlueIdeal for ages 9+

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