A collection of favourite tales gathered from the many different islands of the Caribbean, one of the world's richest sources of traditional storytelling. From the very first Kingfisher to Anansi the Spider Man, these lively retellings full of humour and pathos, are beautifully retold by Trish Cooke.
The book includes endnotes with a glossary, additional information as well as ideas for activities that children can do to explore the stories further.
Trish Cooke was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Her parents are from Dominica in the West Indies, and she comes from a big family with six sisters and three brothers! Trish has won many awards for her picture books, including the Smarties Book Prize, the WH Smith Under-Fives Book Prize and the Kurt Maschler Award, as well as Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal.