Picture books: Worth telling again

12th December 2003 at 00:00

Who cares if it's cold outside? Time to gather round and marvel at old tales retold or new ones with their roots in tradition....

Read reviews of the following in this week's TES,nbsp; page 43

Ella's Big Chance: a fairy tale retold
By Shirley Hughes
The Bodley Head

By Carlo Collodi, translated by Emma Rose
Illustrated by Sara Fanelli
Walker Books pound;14.99

Gentle Giant
By Michael Morpurgo
Illustrated by Michael Foreman
Picture Lions pound;9.99

The King of Capri
By Jeanette Winterson
Illustrated by Jane Ray
Bloomsbury Children's
Books pound;10.99

Halibut Jackson
By David Lucas
Andersen Press pound;10.99

The Bee-Man of Orn
By Frank Stockton
Illustrated by PJ Lynch
Walker Books pound;12.99

Sleeping Beauty
Retold by Adle Geras
Illustrated by Christian Birmingham
Scholastic Press pound;14.99

In the Woods
By Christopher Wormell
Jonathan Cape pound;10.99

The Ravenous Beast
By Niamh Sharkey
Walker Books pound;10.99

Who Will Comfort Toffle? A tale of Moomin Valley
By Tove Jansson, translated by Sophie Hannah
Sort Of Books pound;8.99

The Oxford Treasury of Fairy Tales
By Geraldine McCaughrean
Illustrated by Sophy Williams
Oxford University Press pound;20


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