'The walls were tiled with strawberry tarts, the roof was made of chocolate hearts. Around the windows were caramel frames and the pathway was lined with candy canes…'
When a hungry Hansel and Gretel stumble across a scrumptious-looking house deep in the woods they cannot believe their eyes. But they soon realise their luck is too good to be true…
This retelling of 'Hansel and Gretel' breathes new life into one of the most popular and darkest of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Manju Gregory's suspense-filled adaptation will keep readers gripped and is an excellent choice for reading aloud as a class. 'Hansel and Gretel' provides ample opportunity for discussing themes such as perseverance, and overcoming adversity with young children.
Mantra Lingua's Folktales, Myths and Legends collection of dual language books breathes new life into a selection of well-loved tales from around the world. Lively illustrations, delightful rhymes and ingenious twists mean that children and adults alike will love rediscovering these modern adaptations of classic stories. For more advanced readers, this collection also serves as an excellent introduction to the story-telling tradition.
This ebook contains text and narration in both languages, making the stories ideal for those new to English, or wanting to learn a new language. There are follow-on activities including audio flash cards, matching pairs, label the parts, sequencing the story and a video questionnaire. An animated video of each story is provided in English.
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