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Tales Told in Tents Stories from Central Asia by Sally Pomme Clayton
  

Tales Told in Tents Stories from Central Asia

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Tales Told in Tents Stories from Central Asia by Sally Pomme Clayton

Why are some carpets magic? What is a wish-tree? And where can the fountain of eternal life be found? The answers to these and many other intriguing questions can be found in Sally Pomme Clayton's enchanted storytelling journey through Central Asia. On her travels in the region, Sally has accumulated a wealth of folklore and knowledge of nomadic cultures. These 12 exotic retellings of stories related to the author in storytelling tents, combined with Sophie Herxheimer's brilliantly-patterned artwork, reveal the richness of the little-known, faraway lands of Central Asia. Follow the trials and triumphs of a British mother of three living in Kazakhstan of Big Beluga Baby by clicking here

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Sophie Herxheimer's bright and lively illustrations help draw the reader into this exotic world. Spectator This is a splendid book. Books for Keeps A vibrant and enchanting collection of folk tales. Junior Education


About the Author

Sally Pomme Clayton is an acclaimed storyteller. She co-founded The Company of Storytellers with Ben Haggarty and Hugh Lupton, spearheading the revival of storytelling in the UK. She tours throughout Britain, often performing at the British Museum, the Barbican, and the National Gallery. She was Royal Literary Fellow at the University of Westminster and City and Guilds of London Art School. She currently teaches at Rose Bruford College. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was Tales Told in Tents, followed by Amazons!, Persephone and Rama and Sita: Path of Flames. Visit Sally's website at www.sallypommeclayton.com SOPHIE HERXHEIMER is a painter and printmaker who loves stories. Her paintings and prints have been exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery, the South Bank and the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester amongst other galleries. Her books include Wonder Tales, edited by Marina Warner. This is her second book with Sally Pomme Clayton for Frances Lincoln following Tales Told in Tents. Sophie lives in South London.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st August 2006

Author

Sally Pomme Clayton

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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 10

Categories

Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)
Short stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781845072780

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