This beautiful hardback Ladybird edition of "The Big Pancake" is a perfect first illustrated introduction to this classic fairy tale for young readers from 3+. This cumulative tale is sensitively retold, retaining all the key parts of the story beginning with seven hungry boys waiting for their pancake to cook, through to the boys and other people and animals chasing the pancake all the way to the river. Other exciting titles in the "Ladybird Tales" series include "The Three Billy Goats Gruff", "Cinderella", "The Three Little Pigs", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Goldilocks and the Three Little Pigs", "The Gingerbread Man", "Hansel and Gretel", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Sleeping Beauty", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", "Rapunzel", "The Magic Porridge Pot", "The Enormous Turnip", "Puss in Boots", "The Elves and the Shoemaker", "Beauty and the Beast", "Dick Whittington" and "The Princess and the Pea". "Ladybird Tales" are based on the original Ladybird retellings by Vera Southgate, with beautiful pictures of the kind children like best - full of richness and detail.
Children have always loved, and will always remember, these classic fairy tales and sharing them together is an experience to treasure. Ladybird has published fairy tales for over forty-five years, bringing the magic of traditional stories to each new generation of children.