The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland (Paperback)Jan Pienkowski (author,illustrator)
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Jan Pienkowski brings eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales to life with vibrant and witty cut paper illustrations.
From Jan Pienkowski, much-loved illustrator of the Meg and Mog series, comes this beautiful collection of Polish folk tales, with vibrant and witty colour illustrations throughout. Using the traditional cut-paper technique he learned as a child, Jan brings eight of his favourite Polish stories to life - featuring classic stories such as "Pan Twardowski", "The Glass Mountain", "The Wawel Dragon" and "The Fern Flower". A brand new title from one of the giants of children's literature, this magical collection is the perfect way to introduce children to Polish folk tales.
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 104
Weight: 326 g
Dimensions: 230 x 191 x 9 mm
The stories are an ideal length for bedtime and for use in the classroom. A Polish-English dictionary is a very useful feature for readers unfamiliar with this beautiful language, allowing all to appreciate these magical tales. * IBW Children's Book Guide, The Bookseller *