Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Spotlight on Silver Penny Stories from Sterling Publishing

The Silver Penny Collection

Published by Sterling Publishing

We're real suckers for classic fairy tales and in particular pocket-sized versions perfect for packing into a trunkie and taking on holidays with us. We've been enjoying some of Sterling's range of "Silver Penny" stories over the Christmas hols, and we took a look at:

Beauty and the Beast
King Midas
The Fox and the Grapes
The Lion and the Mouse

Reminiscent of those classic Ladybird books that folk of a certain age will remember fondly, the Sterling Silver Penny range are also lovingly retold and presented with new illustrations - bringing these classic fairy tales to life for a whole new generation.

Short enough to read one or two before bedtime, and long enough to keep your child enthralled, they're fantastic and well worth picking up either as a collection or individual stories to suit your child's tastes.

Charlotte's best bit: Charlotte proclaimed the Silver Penny "Beauty and the Beast" to be "The PROPER version!" - High praise indeed!

Daddy's Favourite bit: A great little pocket sized pocket money range of fairy stories with something for everyone!

(Kindly sent to us for review by Sterling Publishing)

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