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A fabulous new edition of the classic story collection written by Monty Python's Terry Jones and illustrated by Michael Foreman

Sail to the moon with a brave and beautiful princess, swim around the world with a talking fish, and meet a boy who has a dinosaur in his shed, in this treasury filled with intrigue and adventure. These 30 hilarious tales will have both children and parents rolling with laughter.


Terry Jones is a historian, performer, director, and writer for film, radio, and television; but is perhaps best known as a scriptwriter and member of the Monty Python team. He is the author of Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book and Terry Jones' Barbarians, as well as such children's titles as Bedtime Stories. Michael Foreman is a Kate Greenaway Award– and Smarties Book Prize–winning illustrator who has worked on a vast range of children's books. He is the author and illustrator of several books, including Cat in the Manger, Classic Fairy Tales, and Hello World


"A volume of highly original fairy tales that is beautiful to look at and great fun to read aloud. The Brothers Marx and Grimm together could not have done better."  —New York Times Book Review"Book of the year, decade, century etc. . . . a mixture of Andersen, Brecht, Tolstoy and the Arabian Nights."  —Michael Rosen, author, We're Going on a Bear Hunt"Amazingly funny." —Denver Post