Children will have sweet dreams and a good night with this lovely collection of bedtime stories from around the world.
When children ask for a bedtime story, parents can pull out this richly illustrated collection and find the perfect read-aloud—or something for experienced readers to enjoy on their own. More than 60 fairy tales and examples of folklore have been carefully chosen to include a variety of genres, cultures, and countries. They include “The Miser Baker,” from Scotland; “The Golden Child and the Silver Child,” from Mali; “The Monkey’s Tail,” from Brazil; “How the Light Came,” from the Inuit People; “The Nightingale and the Wonderful Eagle,” from Canada; “The Nine-Headed Bird,” from China; and “The Ungrateful Snake,” from Russia.
Anna Lang, a Hungarian graphic designer and illustrator, has worked for advertising agencies, the National Theatre of Budapest, and the magazine <i>Dragonfly</i>. In 2013, she won a prize at the Hungarian Biennial of Graphic Design with her Shakespeare Poster Series. She currently works for 6.14 Creative Licensing Agency in Milan. She illustrated <i>Play Yoga</i>, <i>Good Night Yoga</i>, <i>Good Morning Yoga</i>, <i>Coloring Atlas of the World</i>, and <i>Coloring Atlas of Animals</i>.