Angela McAllister is the author of over 80 books for children and teens. Her books have won several awards, including the Red House Book Award for Yuck! Thats Not a Monster! and the Stockport and Portsmouth Awards for My Mum has X-Ray Vision. Her picture book Leon and the Place Between has been adapted for the stage and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has collaborated with many illustrators, including Grahame Baker-Smith, Alex T. Smith, Margaret Chamberlain, Ross Collins and Peter Bailey. She has worked on many titles for Frances Lincoln Children's Books including bestselling titles A Year Full of Stories and A World Full of Animal Stories. Anna Shepeta is an illustrator, painter and ceramist originally from Crimea and based in Moscow, Russia. Her artwork is inspired by fairy tales, Scandinavian patterns, Baltic storytelling and Russian folklore.
'Latest in the series of beautifully produced story anthologies from McAllister, here paired with Russian-based artist Shepata for stories drawn from international folk tales and legends.' -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *