The Quest for the Tellings
Paragon Publishing, 2012 - 52 pages
These colourful tales - the Tellings - of mystical creatures in enchanted and sometimes perilous landscapes, will enthral both young and old. Elizabeth Morris is a professional storyteller, telling to all ages in schools, libraries, museums, festivals, prisons and care homes. She is a poet and an actor, and this is her first book for children, inspired by a storytelling commission for a children's party. You can find out more about her and her work by visiting www.ataletotell.org.uk. Michael Troy, after over 20 years in teaching, took the chance and became a full-time artist and illustrator. He has exhibited across the country, from Berkshire and Devon to Yorkshire and Cheshire. He has held international exhibitions in Sweden and Japan. His illustrations have appeared in over 20 publications and this title is his first ever children's book. "Lovely pictures" Development of Arts in Northwich "Delightful and evocative illustrations" Cheshire Artists Network
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