This beautiful book offers 17 of the best-loved fairy tales belonging to French, Danish, German, and Polish cultures. Written in beautiful and lively language, this new edition of timeless classics has been carefully adapted to meet the expectations and needs of today's younger readers. Indeed, small children will welcome it with keen interest, readily making it their favorite first book of fairy tales.
This new book is an introduction for young listeners to the timeless and constant battle waged between good and evil. In this fascinating and humorous tale, Alex Fonteyn shows in a Christian spirit and also in simple terms for children to understand, what is sin and what is virtue. The author has purposely chosen to set the action in a 'once upon a time' frame where time and the location do not really matter.
Adapted from the classic Polish tale, The Dragon Under the Hill tells the story of an ancient principality and its inhabitants' struggle with an uninvited and extremely unwelcome guest! An evil fire breathing dragon decides to settle in the principality of Prince Krakus, pillaging and plundering the country! Even the prince's knights encounter much more than they bargained for when they try to defeat the dragon. But that is not all! Worse is to come when the dragon decides that Princess Anna, would make a tasty meal.