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Tales for Great Grandchildren
     

Tales for Great Grandchildren

by John Jackson, Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini
 
Drawing on the folklore and mythology of India and Nepal and inspired by author John Jackson’s travels in those countries, Tales for Great Grandchildren is an enchanting collection of 13 illustrated short stories aimed at children aged 7-12 years old. A father, grandfather and great-grandfather himself, author John Jackson has created an enchanting world of

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Drawing on the folklore and mythology of India and Nepal and inspired by author John Jackson’s travels in those countries, Tales for Great Grandchildren is an enchanting collection of 13 illustrated short stories aimed at children aged 7-12 years old. A father, grandfather and great-grandfather himself, author John Jackson has created an enchanting world of flying turtles, truculent tigers and talking lotus flowers that will enthral readers. John’s stories have been brought to life by critically acclaimed artist Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini, who has created 27 original illustrations for the book, including 13 full color works.

Editorial Reviews

Nepal Times
The stories are told with such charm and attention to detail that they shimmer in front of you like the visions your grandparents wove for you once upon a time.
Alyson Rudd
Exquisite illustrations that readers will lose themselves in.
Two time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal Michael Foreman
A truly beautiful book. A treasure.
Winner of the Whitbread Children’s Book of t Jamila Gavin
Immaculate; timeless tales…that children will pore over time and time again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780956921239
Publisher:
JJ Books
Publication date:
03/01/2014
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

JOHN JACKSON was born in 1929 in rural Devon, England, close to where he lives today. He is an established author, lawyer, businessman, and political and constitutional campaigner.

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