A wonderful retelling of this favourite fairy tale, in verse by CLPE-award winner, Rachel Rooney.
* Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina.
* Text type: A retelling of a traditional tale
* Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends
Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.
Jenny Nimmo has been an actor, researcher, floor-manager and script editor for children's television. Her first book 'The Bronze Trumpeter' was published in 1975. 'The Snow Spider' won the Tir na N'Og award and the Smarties Grand Prix. Her most recent book, for older readers, is 'Milo's Wolves'. Jenny Nimmo was born in Windsor, Berkshire and now lives in Wales with her artist husband and three bi-lingual children.