Story Teller (Marshall Cavendish)

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

Synopses: ST2/Part 16

The Thin King and the Fat Cook
Donald Bisset’s tale of a royal household and a cake which rose to the occasion. It first appeared in Time and Again Stories, published by Methuen, 1970.

Peter Pan (Part 3)
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.

Bored Brenda
The story of a temperamental genie and a girl who learns that enough is enough! John Shelley is both artist and author.

The Swords of King Arthur

The myths surrounding Arthur and the Round Table go way back in the mists of time. This tale features the magic of Merlin, the sword in the stone, and the all-powerful Excalibur.

Touching Silver
Chaz Brenchley’s fantastical explanation of how the sea and its fishes first came together.

Noggin and the Birds
Oliver Postgate and illustrator Peter Firmin join forces to bring you the adventures of Noggin the Nog, King of the snowy Northland.

Goblin Market
Christina Rossetti’s poem, first published in 1862, celebrates the joys of a special summer market.

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