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Hansel and Gretel by Berlie Doherty
  

Hansel and Gretel

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Hansel and Gretel by Berlie Doherty

Available for the first time as a paperback picture book, this exquisitely illustrated re-telling of 'Hansel and Gretel' is a must for any child's library. 'Hansel and Gretel' is one of the best-loved fairy tales of all time. Retold by Berlie Doherty, this enchanting story is beautifully illustrated by award-winning Jane Ray. It is a fairy tale magic to treasure forever. Also available this month - The Wild Swans .

About the Author

Berlie Doherty

Berlie Doherty has written over 60 books as well as plays for radio, theatre and television, short stories and poetry. She has won major awards and prizes in all fields, including the Carnegie Medal (twice), the Writers’ Guild award (twice), Film and Television Award and Royal Philharmonic Society award (for a libretto), and was shortlisted for the International Astrid Lingren award.

Berlie has been published in 21 different languages, and has travelled the world extensively, speaking at International literature festivals and conferences.

She began over 30 years ago by writing short stories for BBC Radio 4 Morning Story, and has published one short story collection, ‘Running on Ice’. Much of her writing is for young adults, though she also writes picture book texts, children’s books and has two novels for adults, ‘Requiem’ and ‘The Vinegar Jar’, both of which are due to be republished in 2014 by Cybermouse MultiMedia Ltd.

Berlie is best known for ‘Dear Nobody’, which won many awards both as a young adult novel and as a play for theatre and for radio. It has also been made into a television drama.

Her book for children, ‘Street Child’, (also a play script) is read and performed extensively in schools throughout the country, and she is currently completing a long-awaited sequel.

Crossing the Glacier’ won First prize in the Daily Telegraph short story competition and was published in the Daily Telegraph Book of Contemporary Short Stories. It has also been broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th September 2010

Author

Berlie Doherty

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Author's Website

www.berliedoherty.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
28 pages
Interest Age: 4+

Categories

Picture storybooks

ISBN

9781406329780

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