Arcturus Fantastic Tales for Fearless Girls
Arcturus Fantastic Tales for Fearless Girls

Fantastic Tales for Fearless Girls

By Anita Ganeri


Publication Date: March 1, 2022

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Ages 6 to 10

This beautifully illustrated hardcover brings together 31 of the most courageous and irrepressible heroines of classic children's fiction and traditional folk tales from around the world.

Discover the stories of plucky Dorothy, who freed faraway Oz from a terrible tyrant; brave Bradamante, who rides into battle on a flying horse; fearless Lykke, the mermaid who saved a prince from drowning; and many more thrilling tales. Beautiful full-color illustrations by award-winning Khoa Le accompany these stories, bringing these enchanting stories to life.

Stories include:

• Dorothy's Adventure in Oz

• Hua Mulan, the Noble Warrior

• Gerda and the Snow Queen

• Princess Kaguya's Great Adventure

• Hermione and Perdita

This giftable hardback provides positive role models that will inspire both boys and girls aged 8+.

About the Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author (2010 Joy Tivy Education Medal, 2009 Blue Peter Book Award, 2008 Geographical Association Highly Commended Award, 2007 Practical Pre-School Award) of children's books, writing on a range of topics, from Ancient Romans to Evolution. She also specialises in retelling traditional tales, from different cultures, countries and perspectives.

Samantha Newman is a children's fiction author with a talent for humour and a flair for the fantastic. She has adapted folk tales from around the world; brought Shakespeare to a modern audience; and remixed fairy tales. She lives in London, with her fiancé, and during her infrequent desk breaks, she enjoys yoga, cooking, and befriending the birds in the park.

Khoa Le is the author and illustrator of numerous picture books. She has worked with many top publishers, including Hachette and Usbourne and in 2020 she won best illustrator for the Northern Lights Book Awards. Khoa also works as a graphic designer and painter and has participated in several group and solo exhibitions in different Asian countries. She is based in Vietnam,

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 256 pages

Publisher: Arcturus

Publication Date: March 1, 2022

ISBN: 9781398814417

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