Yvonne Battle-Felton

Ladybird Tales of Super Heroes
  • Ladybird Tales of Super Heroes

  • Sufiya Ahmed

    Superheroes have always been with us, from gods with mighty powers to human heroes who don disguises to save the day . . . Join six larger-than-life mythic and legendary heroes from around the world in this colourful, illustrated collection of Ladybird Tales. Meet tricksters, fighters, shape-shifters and even people who save the day with just the power of speech.

    Anansi the Spider-Man
    Loki and the Magical Hammer
    Hanuman, Demon Fighter
    Inanna in the Underworld
    Shahrazad the Storyteller
    The Legend of Hua Mulan


    Perfect for bedtime, to read aloud or enjoy alone, these thrilling tales breathe marvellous life into ancient tales. Includes a special introduction from award-winning author David Solomons.

RELEASED 05/09/2019

Yvonne Battle-Felton was born in Pennsylvania and raised in New Jersey. She holds an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University where she is an associate Lecturer. A writer of fiction and creative non-fiction, her writing has been published in riverSedge, Assisi, Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place, Welter, Slices, and The Chesapeake Reader Literary Journal. Winner of a Northern Writers Award in fiction (2017), her first novel, Remembered, is the story of an emancipated slave haunted by both the past and the present as she struggles to lead her dying son home. She writes for both adults and children, and she was commended for her children's writing in the Faber Andlyn BAME (FAB) Prize (2017).