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 always been fascinated by fairy tales; they have often crept into her own storytelling. In this enchanting anthology, Funke presents lesser-known stories that challenge the traditional 'happily-ever-after' alongside more familiar tales. From her native Germany, to snowy Siberia, from Japan to Vietnam, this collection includes wondrous tales from around the world, 'The Girl Who Gave a Knight a Kiss out of Necessity', 'The Frog Princess' 'The Boy Who Drew Cats' and many more besides to delight readers of all ages.
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.