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The Emperor's Nightingale and Other Feathery Tales

By Jane Ray (Author)


Format Paperback



The Emperor's Nightingale and Other Feathery Tales

by Jane Ray
With this extraordinary collection of stories—each featuring a bird as a central character—Jane Ray has crafted a special gift for children who love to read and be read to.

Ray, an internationally renowned picture-book artist, retells and stunningly illustrates a rich variety of tales from around the world. Some, like Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince," are beloved; others, like the charming African myth "Mulungu Paints the Birds," will become new favorites. The writers include the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and Edward Lear. Jane's writing style simply glides along, revealing tales of wonder, magic, and mystery.

Jane Ray has illustrated more than 70 books for children and garnered rave reviews from the world's leading national press for her many works including The Story Collector series.

Pub Date: 11/15/2022

ISBN: 9781914912115

Price: $18.99 / $24.99 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 176 pages, b-w illus. throughout

Trim: 6.9 x 9.7 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Fiction

Age Range: 8 to 10

Publisher: Boxer Books

Series: The Story Collector