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The Stone Giant

Anna Hoglund Julia Marshall



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Gecko Guides
01 July 2020
Children's & Educational; Picture storybooks
A story of cunning, courage and survival, in which a girl sets out to save her father from the giant who turns people to stone When her father leaves to fight the giant, the child in the red dress is left alone. Many days and many nights go by. Every evening the girl says good night to herself in her mirror. When the last light burns down, the girl takes her mirror and a knife and sets out to find her father.

The Stone Giant is a contemporary and timeless fairytale that tells of a child who succeeds where adults cannot.
By:   Anna Hoglund
Translated by:   Julia Marshall
Imprint:   Gecko Guides
Country of Publication:   New Zealand
Dimensions:   Height: 208mm,  Width: 169mm, 
Weight:   238g
ISBN:   9781776572731
ISBN 10:   1776572734
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   01 July 2020
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Anna Hoeglund is one of Sweden's foremost illustrators, who has written her own books as well as illustrating the work of other leading authors, and received many international awards.

Reviews for The Stone Giant

This is one of those lovely little books that you wish you had when you were a child * Good Reading * This is a lovely hand sized book which children will often return to, reading of the girl using her courage and ingenuity to rescue her father. And the delightful illustrations will attract their attention as they read the text...highly recommended * Readplus * A tale for a school aged child seeking adventure. * Sharon Greenaways Reviews *

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