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Grey Wolf, Prince Jack and the Firebird: A Magic Beans Story
     

Grey Wolf, Prince Jack and the Firebird: A Magic Beans Story

by Alan Garner
 

When fruit is stolen from his golden tree, the King is furious! Prince Jack must locate the culprit, but his simple quest to find the thief soon turns into a thrilling tale of love, friendship and betrayal . . .

This story is a magic bean. It may not look much like a bean, but I can promise you that it is. For if you plant it in a young mind, it will

Overview

When fruit is stolen from his golden tree, the King is furious! Prince Jack must locate the culprit, but his simple quest to find the thief soon turns into a thrilling tale of love, friendship and betrayal . . .

This story is a magic bean. It may not look much like a bean, but I can promise you that it is. For if you plant it in a young mind, it will grow into a love of story and reading. These beans are favourite fairytales and legends that will delight, thrill and thoroughly entertain. Each story has been brilliantly crafted by one of the best-loved writers for children.

This story was published by David Fickling Books as part of the Magic Beans anthology. The complete anthology is available in hardback and in ebook format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448120628
Publisher:
RHCP
Publication date:
12/22/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
46
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Alan Garner OBE (born in Congleton, Cheshire, in 1934) spent his childhood in Alderley Edge, Cheshire. Many of his works, including The Weirdstone of Brisingamen and its sequel The Moon of Gomrath, are drawn from local legends. The Owl Service won both the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Carnegie Medal in 1968. The Stone Book (which received the Phoenix Award in 1996) is poetic in style and inspiration. His collection of essays and public talks, The Voice That Thunders, contains autobiographical material as well as critical reflection upon folklore and language, literature and education, the nature of myth and time.

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