This text features eight classic folk tales, retold by Vivian French in a funky and modern style. Stories include Jack and the Beanstalk , The Princess and the Frog and the Elves and the Shoe-maker .
Vivian French has worked in theatre as an actor and a writer and is now an author and storyteller. She has written many picture and story books for children and been shortlisted for prizes. She is in huge demand to visit schools, libraries and festivals. Vivian lives in Bristol. Korky Paul is from South Africa. He has illustrated many books for children including the Children's Book Award winner, WINNIE THE WITCH. He lives in Oxford and Greece.