When Hansel and Gretel's father doesn't return to the bakery after his trip to get supplies, Hansel and Gretel are worried. Will they learn to have hope and keep themselves busy as they wait for him to come back? Learn about hope in this story of Hansel, Gretel and their fairytale friends.
The Fairytale Friends series features modern day scenarios young children can relate to and learn from, with each book telling the story of a different fairytale character, exploring a different strength or core virtue, and a challenge to overcome. This new, modern twist on Hansel and Gretel features key elements from the original fairy tale, plus characters from the other books that children will enjoy spotting. It also has notes and questions at the back that summarize what the character has learned and prompt further discussion for even more fairytale fun.
- Age range 5-7
- UK Publication Date 18th February 2020
Sue Nicholson was previously an editor for publishers including Macmillan Education, DK and Kingfisher. She has written books for all ages on a wide variety of subjects, but her particular interest is in producing material for the under-5s and early readers. Sue loves writing original fiction and non-fiction, re-telling and adapting stories.
Laura Brenlla is an illustrator and cartoonist based in Madrid. She loves children's illustration, animation and concept art. One of her strongest interests is character design.