A Dark, Dark Tale

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Puffin Books, 1984 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
"Once upon a time there was dark, dark moor. On the moor there was a dark, dark wood. In the wood there was a dark, dark house". Young listeners will be kept on the edge of their seats as the journey continues up dark stairways through hidden passages, around sharp corners and behind windblown curtains. "A splendid choice for group story time".--School Library Journal. American Bookseller Pick-of-the Lists. Full-color illustrations.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

The suspense slowly builds, in this dark, dark tale, as the simple, repetitive text, and intensely involving acrylic illustrations work together to draw the reader in. "Once upon a time there was a ... Read full review

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This dark, dark story takes you on a spooky journey to find something surprising in the end. Read full review

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About the author (1984)

Ruth Brown is the author and illustrator of A Dark, Dark Tale (Dutton and Puffin) and other children's books. She lives in England.

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