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Once Upon a Wild Wood, Paperback / softback Book

Once Upon a Wild Wood Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Once Upon a Wild Wood is a richly imagined story packed full of familiar fairy tale characters as you've never seen them before.

A fabulously funny adventure, full of warmth, wit and delightful details to discover - this is Chris Riddell at his picture book best!Little Green Raincape is on her way to Rapunzel's party, deep in the wild woods.

The way is long and dark, but Green is a smart girl.

Smart enough to turn down apples offered by kindly old ladies and smart enough to turn down travel advice from helpful wolves . . . Above all, Green is smart enough to solve a wealth of classic fairy tale problems - not least mend a lovelorn beast's broken heart. Including Red Riding Hood, Thumbelina, Rapunzel, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, the Three Bears, the Seven Dwarfs - and many more - Once Upon a Wild Wood is a beautiful book for curious young readers. For the perfect picture book pairing, check out Chris Riddell's The Emperor of Absurdia - an enchanting adventure full of Chris's trademark humour and incredible illustrations.


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