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The Sunday Times picks The Secret of the Tattered Shoes as Book of the Week!

The Sunday Times celebrates The Secret of the Tattered Shoes Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We are absolutely thrilled that The Sunday Times has chosen The Secret of the Tattered Shoes as Children’s Book of the Week! Written by Jackie Morris and beautifully illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi, The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is the latest book in our One Story, Many Voices series. Read Nicolette Jones’s review below!   The picture-book reworking of…

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Senior lecturer Mathew Tobin gives The Secret of the Tattered Shoes five stars!

Sumptuous and beguiling illustrations – Mathew Tobin   Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes   Mathew Tobin, Senior Lecturer in Primary English and Children’s Literature at Oxford Brookes, has written this glowing review on Goodreads! The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is our magical new release in our One Story, Many Voices series. Here’s what Mathew said:   The tale of the twelve dancing princesses is an old one that has been adapted as…

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Watch a magical book trailer for ancient fairy tale Cinderella of the Nile!

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Watch a wonderful book trailer for the magical tale of Cinderella of the Nile . The earliest version of the well-known fairytale, this story dates back thousands of years to Ancient Egypt! It tells the story of the kind and beautiful Rhodopis, who is taken from her home in Greece to be a slave in Egypt. Along the way, she befriends the storyteller Aesop and many animals. She has no way of knowing that…

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Cinderella of the Nile journeys to Edinburgh

Buy Cinderella of the Nile  Carnegie award-winning author Beverley Naidoo and Marjan Vafaeian are bringing their 2,000 year-old retelling of Cinderella to Edinburgh International Book Festival on Wednesday 22 August. We’ve all heard the Cinderella story, but this one’s a little different. It follows the story of Rhodopis, a Greek girl who is sold into slavery. Though she makes friends with Aesop (the storyteller) and a bunch of animals, she remains unhappy. Until, a twist of fate,…

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Coming soon: Cinderella of the Nile!

Pre-order Cinderella of the Nile   Nothing beats a good old fashioned fairy tale, Except, perhaps, a beloved fairy tale beautifully retold for the modern-day reader. Cinderella of the Nile, the earliest known-version of the Cinderella story, tells the tale of Rhodopis, a Greek girl who is sold into slavery by bandits and taken to Egypt. Along the way she becomes friends with the storyteller Aesop and a host of playful animals. But her happiness is spoilt…

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