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Four Tales

by Philip Pullman

Four Tales Synopsis

Four stories of myth, magic and adventure from the master teller of tales The Firework Maker's Daughter I Was A Rat! Clockwork The Scarecrow and His Servant A devilish inventor, a girl who must face a Fire Fiend, a scarecrow brought to life by a bolt of lightning, and a boy who can only say the words 'I Was a Rat!' . . . Drawing on the rich tradition of fairytales, these are four incredible stories that will obsess and enchant readers. Includes a prologue and epilogue from the uniquely talented Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials 'Exciting, scary, romantic and deliciously readable' Guardian 'Full of hilarious, loveable characters' Sunday Times

Four Tales Press Reviews

Full of hilarious, loveable characters * Sunday Times * Exciting, scary, romantic and deliciously readable * Guardian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241410042
Publication date: 4th July 2019
Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 640 pages
Categories: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005 he was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Oxford. Peter Bailey has illustrated numerous children's books, and lives in Liverpool. He has illustrated books by some of Britain's best known authors and poets including Allen Ahlberg, Alexander McCall Smith and Philip Pullman.

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