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Tales of the Sea - Traditional stories of adventure and magic

€12,45 €24,90

Let this collection of sea folktales overwhelm you with beautiful illustrations and captivating stories. A secret path leads across the water to a dragon's kingdom. A mermaid avenges the death of a human girl. A monstrous squid guards the most beautiful pearl in the world. This collection of traditional folk tales captures the mysterious and magical power of the ocean. As you sail uncharted waters from Norway to New Zealand and from Ghana to Korea, you'll encounter underwater palaces, brave sailors and monsters of the deep. Each story is paired with bright contemporary art. With creamy paper, a ribbon marker and a cover decorated with shimmer foil, this beautiful hardcover is truly a book to treasure.

A series that gives new life to traditional stories. Celebrating the richness of folklore around the world and featuring the work of beloved contemporary illustrators, these books are deeply loved by adults and teens.

Reasons of interest:

  • Featuring stories from around the world, this collection honors the extraordinary diversity of different folk traditions, as well as the common threads that weave them all together.

  • The perfect book for ocean lovers: from whales to giant squid, from selkies to mermaids, for anyone who feels the magic of the sea.

  • A charming full-page illustration enlivens each story, while creamy paper, a ribbon marker, and a printed cover provide a luxurious reading experience.

  • Perfect for fans of fairy tales and folklore, but also for lovers of illustration, for collectors of illustrated classics and fans of illustrator Maggie Chiang.

ISBN 9782889750016
May 24, 2022

MAGGIE CHIANG is a Taiwanese American artist born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating from ArtCenter College of Design in 2016, she worked for 5 years as an illustrator and designer in a variety of fields, ranging from editorial to motion graphics.

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