This is a must-have selection of timeless classics, brought gloriously to life by the award-winning Tony Ross. The collection includes favourites such as The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Henny-Penny, The Gingerbread Man, Three Little Pigs, The Enormous Turnip, Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks. The stories have been specially selected for their read-aloud qualities. The large type and full colour, integrated illustrations on every page make this a wonderful book to share with even the very youngest child.
Recommend this book
Add your recommendation
Only registered users can recommend books. Please use the buttons below to either create a new account, or sign-in to an existing account.
Retold and illustrated in a direct and child-friendly way. Ideal for reading aloud. - Children's Bookseller
wonderfully illustrated collection and is perfect for reading aloud. - Bookseller
This is a particularly good retelling with lots of crazy pictures which are fun rather than scary. - Blackbird Pie
This superb collection of all the old favourite nursery stories with Ross's hilarious illustrations is perfect for reading aloud. - Good Book Guide
...quirkily illustrated for very young children. The simple text is perfect for reading aloud at bedtime. - Irish Post
Gives classics like The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Little Red Riding Hood some wonderfully fresh illustrations. - Irish Sunday Independent
This is a boisterous, bold and brilliant book that refreshes and adds new life to traditional, familiar and well-loved stories... On some pages the illustrations are larger than life and dominate the page in such a way that emergent readers will not be overwhelmed by the amount of text there is to try and read. - EYES Magazine
An essential addition to any child's library, this gloriously illustrated compendium of classic nursery tales will tickle every funny bone. - Pregnancy and Parenting
Tony Ross's wonderfully witty and distinctive style, full of zest and quirky detail, makes this an irresistible title. - Books for Keeps
By this author
About the Author
Tony Ross was born in London and trained at the Liverpool School of Art. He has worked as a cartoonist, graphic designer, and art director of an advertising agency. He is now considered to be one of the finest children's illustrators in the country.He won the German Children's Book Prize for I'm Coming to Get You. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver medal in the Smaries Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004.