Lari Don was born in Chile, brought up in Scotland and now lives in Edinburgh with her family. Lari is a storyteller and award-winning children's author. Her fiction is inspired by her love of myths, legends and fables.
This book contains twelve short stories from different cultures around the world. The selection is, as the title suggests, heroine stories, retold from traditional legends and folklore and in each one it's a girl who saves the day. The villains include the Baba Yaga, who eats children for supper, a shape-shifting demon who can't be killed by any man or god, …
Author: Lari Don Illustrator: Cate James Publisher: Frances Lincoln Interest age: 7+ Reading age: 7+
In this collection of 11 stories about Vikings, you will encounter sailors, traders and explorers. Elemental, unadorned and compelling, these engaging retellings of the Sagas are illuminated by earth-toned illustrations.