Story Teller (Marshall Cavendish)

A Tribute to the Collection of the World's Best Children's Stories Published by Marshall Cavendish

Synopses: ST2/Part 14

Peter Pan (Part 1)
First published by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. The book, from which this adaptation is made, s part of the Peter Pan gift, and Sir James Barrie’s royalties go to help The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London, to whom Sir James bequeathed the copyright of Peter Pan.

The Scrubs and the Dubs (Part 1)
Set in the night-time world of two launderettes ā€“ part one of a fearful skirmish between goodies and baddies. Devised by Anth Ginn, it is illustrated by Peter Richardson.

Horace’s Vanishing Trick
This story, specially written for Story Teller by Jeremy Strong, is typical of his renowned and infectious sense of humour.

The Tumbledown Boy
Everything always goes wrong for clumsy Teddy Tumbledown until one day, thanks to his awkwardness, things just happen to fall into place. A story by Ernest Laurence.

The Horn Flute
The mystical story of a drowned palace and musical magic; written by Chaz Brenchley.

King Ferdinand’s Fancy Socks
Pam Ramage’s tale of a king of collectors ā€“ a monarch of mountains and mountains … of multicoloured socks!

The Flower Seller
A poem by Eleanor Farjeon, taken from The Book of a Thousand Poems and published by permission of the Farjean Estate.

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This entry was posted on 3 October, 2009 by in Synopses.
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