Pushkin Children's Books Through the Water Curtain and other Tales from Around the World
Pushkin Children's Books Through the Water Curtain and other Tales from Around the World

Through the Water Curtain and other Tales from Around the World

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Publication Date: January 12, 2021

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Ages 9 to 12, Grades 4 to 7

A delightful, diverse selection of fairy tales from around the world by one of our most beloved children’s writers

International bestselling children’s author Cornelia Funke has long been inspired and fascinated by fairy tales. This wonderful anthology is Funke’s personal selection of fairy tales from all around the world - not just from her native Germany but from Russia, Japan and the Native American tradition. It’s the perfect Christmas gift for any young reader wishing to discover the wider world of fairy tales.

This wonderful selection of 13 tales includes:

The Tale of the Firebird (Russia)

The Boy Who Drew Cats (Japan)

The Frog Princess (Ukraine)

The Six Swans (Germany)

The Girl Who Gave a Knight a Kiss out of Necessity (Sweden)

Kotura, Lord of the Winds (Siberia)

About the Author

Cornelia Funke (editor) is one of the bestselling children’s writers in the world. Her books have sold tens of millions of copies, and they include the Inkheart trilogy, Dragon Rider, The Thief Lord and the Reckless series, which is published by Pushkin. Cornelia has long been inspired by fairy tales from around the world.

Author Residence: Malibu, USA

Author Hometown: Dorsten, Germany

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 224 pages

Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books

Publication Date: January 12, 2021

ISBN: 9781782692034

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