Hilary McKay’s Fairy Tales

Hilary McKay

Sarah Gibb
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Macmillan Children's Books


Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales is a classic fairy-tale collection to treasure. Featuring Hilary McKay's imaginative retellings of key favourites, this ten-story collection includes the much-loved tales of Rapunzel, Cinderella, The Princess and the Pea, Rumpelstiltskin, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, The Swan Brothers, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Red Riding Hood, The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Hansel and Gretel.

This gorgeous gift book features black-and-white line and tone illustrations throughout from the talented Sarah Gibb.

In the media
Hilary McKay is back! . . . She's inventive, funny and will always make you laugh . . . the oldest stories given fresh life

The Bookbag

one of the best children’s writers working today, and this collection shows her at her warm, witty, dazzling best

Daniel Hahn The Spectator

I'm reading this utterly beautiful collection of fairy tales by Hilary McKay... and it's delicious and biting and wise

Katherine Rundell Twitter

So breathtakingly beautiful, it's literally giving me chills... gorgeous and perfectly drawn out for kids AND adults... pretty sure this is the very best book I've read this year. It is thrillingly good.

Stephanie Burgis Twitter