Quentin Blake's Magical Tales (Hardcover)
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A new edition of this beautifully illustrated treasury of more than a dozen magical folk tales from around the world
Escape to a faraway mystical world where anything can happen: where a boy can find a belt that gives him amazing strength, where a frog can be a princess in disguise, and where princes can fly on magic carpets. There are stories from all around the globe in this glorious celebration of the world’s lesser-known folk tales. Retold in wonderful detail by long-time Quentin Blake collaborator John Yeoman, these stories sparkle with enchantment, adventure, mystery, and beautifully imagined exciting locations.
About the Author
John Yeoman wrote his first children’s book after leaving Cambridge University. This began a collaboration with Quentin Blake which has continued for over 40 years. John taught for 28 years, before retiring to spend more time writing, reading, and relaxing in France.
Sir Quentin Blake is one of the world’s favorite and best-loved illustrators. He has illustrated over 200 books for adults and children and won many prizes, including the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.