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The illustrations of Cinderella of the Nile are a perfect complement to Beverley Naidoo’s fine telling – Jill Bennett

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Jill Bennett: Cinderella is one of the most often told and recognised stories all around the world with its themes and motifs appearing in the folklore of many cultures. Rhodopsis is an ancient Greek/Egyptian tale said to be the earliest Cinderella story. Now, Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo retells this little known tale, the first in the publisher’s ‘One Story, Many…

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Encourage children to read Fairytales for a happy ever after

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  By Marie-Louise Patton Fairytales have deep cultural roots embedded in human history. From the beginning of time people have shared stories, passing them down from generation to generation. Whether it be orally, through illustrations or the written word, these fairytales have a significance in their telling: leave a mark, make us think and often teach a valuable life lesson. Every culture has their own versions of these classic fairytales and each…

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The illustrations of Cinderella of the Nile are perfect complement to Beverley Naidoo’s fine telling – Jill Bennett

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Read a wonderful review of Cinderella of the Nile by Jill Bennett: Cinderella is one of the most often told and recognised stories all around the world with its themes and motifs appearing in the folklore of many cultures. Rhodopsis is an ancient Greek/Egyptian tale said to be the earliest Cinderella story. Now, Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo retells this little known tale, the first in the publisher’s ‘One Story, Many…

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Video: learn the lesson of The Boy Who Cried Wolf

It’s a timeless tale, but its message never gets old. Our retelling is given a fresh perspective – literally – by Mahni Tazhibi’s dizzying landscapes and enormous shadows. Below you can watch the introductory video for The Boy Who Cried Wolf! This classic fable playfully explores the temptation in us all to exaggerate – and the risks attached! The Boy Who Cried Wolf  is familiar as one of Aesop’s Fables, but its origins go much…

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