Delight in reading these quirky tales aloud to the under-five crowd. Each of the seven stories imparts an important lesson while using humor and lovable characters to keep listeners engaged. New paperback edition includes online access to the audio recording of the stories read by Hugh Lupton. AGES: 3 to 7 AUTHOR: Hugh Lupton's prestigious career as a professional storyteller spans over twenty years. In 1985 he co-founded the acclaimed Company of Storytellers and has since performed throughout the world. His previous work with Barefoot Books includes the award-winning Tales of Wisdom and Wonder, Greek Myths: Three Heroic Tales, The Adventures of Odysseus, Tales of Mystery and Magic, and The Barefoot Book of Riddles. Sophie Fatus graduated from the Academy of Fine Art in Paris in 1980 and has since become a full-time illustrator and sculptress. Her brightly coloured, quirky illustrations have been exhibited in many European Countries, and her three dimensional works can be seen in the Musee du Cirque in Paris. SELLING POINTS: . Written and narrated by professional storyteller Hugh Lupton, these captivating retellings of classic and lesser-known foketales from Germany, Norway, Russia and more are perfect for reading aloud to or listening along with small children. . Bright and quirky illustrations by Sophie Fatus, illustrator of Barefoot Books' bestselling Yoga Pretzels deck and My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words. . Carefully integrated text and illustrations encourages young readers to follow along. With 7 stories, one for each day or night of the week, this anthology is well suited for a classroom, library or home storytime routine.