The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland

By Jan Pienkowski

Jan Pienkowski brings eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales to life with vibrant and witty cut paper illustrations.

From Jan Pienkowski, much-loved illustrator of the Meg and Mog series, comes this beautiful collection of Polish folk tales, with vibrant and witty colour illustrations throughout. Using the traditional cut-paper technique he learned as a child, Jan brings eight of his favourite Polish stories to life – featuring classic stories such as "Pan Twardowski", "The Glass Mountain", "The Wawel Dragon" and "The Fern Flower". A brand new title from one of the giants of children's literature, this magical collection is the perfect way to introduce children to Polish folk tales.

Categories: Illustrated Classics

For readers aged: 7+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406360950
  • Published: 05 May 2016
  • Price: £8.99
  • Size: 230 x 190 mm
  • Pages: 104

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'Eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales brought to life with vibrant paper cut illustrations' Bookseller Children's Guide

'The stories are an ideal length for bedtime and for use in the classroom. A Polish-English dictionary is a very useful feature for readers unfamiliar with this beautiful language, allowing all to appreciate these magical tales.' IBW Children's Book Guide, The Bookseller

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