This title includes Aladdin and the Lamp; The Ugly Duckling; The Emperor's New Clothes; and Puss in Boots. It offers four fantastic stories that are retold in entertaining rhyme in this chunky padded book. It provides delightful tales of fabulous riches, good versus evil, brain versus brawn, triumph over adversity, and how looks can be deceiving. This sturdy boardbook is sure to be enjoyed by young children - and their parents - time after time! It includes bright pictures and amusing rhyming text on every page make it ideal for reading aloud to little ones, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Follow the adventures of Aladdin as he battles against a wicked wizard and finds a magic lamp - when he rubs it, a helpful genie appears...See what happens to an unhappy duckling when he is teased by his prettier siblings and swims away to a distant lake...Meet the vain Emperor who hires a couple of wily tailors to make a suit from material so wondrous that only clever people can see it...And read about the exploits of a cunning cat who improves the fortunes of his master...Youngsters and adults alike will love these timeless tales.
Jan Lewis works mostly in vibrant ink and line. Her distinctive work has appeared on greetings cards, in animatics for advertising, and in animation for television, though the bulk of her work has been for a wide range of attractive children's books.