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Children's Fiction Anthologies

Little Book of Fairy Tales /hc

by (author) Veronica Uribe

illustrated by Murkasek

translated by Susan Ouriou

Groundwood Books Ltd
Initial publish date
Mar 2004
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2004
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
  • Reading age: 6 to 9


A delightful collection including best-loved stories such as Puss-in-Boots, Sleeping Beauty and Rumpelstiltskin as well as less familiar but equally intriguing tales like The Seven Ravens, The Three Feathers and Bearskin.

About the authors

Veronica Uribe has published several highly acclaimed adaptations of tales and rhymes from the oral tradition including Little Book of Fairy Tales and Little Book of Fables as well as award-winning Buzz, Buzz, Buzz, illustrated by Gloria Calderon. She was co-founder of Ediciones Ekare in Venezuela and now runs the publisher's Chilean office. She has also been a member of the Hans Christian Andersen Award jury.

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Murasek studied at the Neumann Design Institue in Caracas, Venezuela, and is currently pursuing art studies in Spain.

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Susan Ouriou is an award-winning literary translator who has translated the fiction of Quebec, Latin-American, French and Spanish authors. She won Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation in 2009 for Pieces of Me by Charlotte Gingras, after first being shortlisted for The Road to Chlifa by Michèle Marineau and then for Necessary Betrayals by Guillaume Vigneault. The Road to Chlifa was also awarded an honour list placing by IBBY (International Board of Books for Youth) as were Naomi and Mrs. Lumbago by Gilles Tibo, This Side of the Sky by Marie-Francine Hébert and Pieces of Me. Necessary Betrayals was also voted one of the 100 best books of 2002 by the Globe and Mail. Another translation, The Thirteenth Summer by José Luis Olaizola, was runner-up for the John Glassco Translation Prize. She has worked as the director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre and as faculty for the Banff Centre's Aboriginal Emerging Writers residency. She is the editor of the 2010 anthology Beyond Words – Translating the World.

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Editorial Reviews

A perfect combination of small hand-friendly format, eye-popping images and charming renditions of familiar yarns.

Toronto Star

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