Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

Summary

Three raindrops have an argument on their way out of a cloud … A silly King goes for a walk with a dog tied to each leg … An enterprising herring, bored of the North Sea, decides to swim right round the world …

Thirty short stories of magic and adventure penned by Monty Python team member, Terry Jones. Embracing the tradition of the fairy tale, but adding Jones’s inimitable comic imagination and originality, each story makes a perfect bedtime read for children – and grown ups!

‘Could become a “modern classic” … the book is a joy’ Brian Patten, Spectator.

About the authors

Terry Jones

Terry Jones is a writer, actor, comedian, screenwriter, film director, presenter, poet, historian and author. He is best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe.
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Michael Foreman (Illustrator)

Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.
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