Climbing Rosa

Climbing Rosa

by Shelley Fowles

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Climbing Rosa by Shelley Fowles

Outside the King's palace stands an enormous tree, its top hidden by clouds. No one has ever climbed to the top or collected any of its seeds. Rosa's stepmother and stepsister Irma are always calling Rosa a monkey because she can climb anything, from drainpipes to trees. So when the King proclaims that whoever brings down some seeds from the tree-top shall marry his son, Rosa decides to make her step-family laugh on the other side of their faces... Shelley Fowles' gloriously funny adaptation of a traditional Hungarian folk tale is accompanied by illustrations in the colourful, sophisticated-naive style which she has made her own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845075958
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication date: 04/28/2009
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Shelley Fowles was born in South Africa. She is currently working on her M.A. in Illustration at the University of Brighton, specialising in folk and fairy tales. Her first book was The Bachelor and the Bean (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

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