A Bundle of Ballads

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 1959

A Bundle of Ballads

compiled by Ruth Manning-Sanders

illustrated by William Stobbs

London: Oxford University Press, 1959

245 pp.

Age: 10+ ?

Interests: medieval history, British history, poetry, legends, folklore, Robin Hood

Also by this illustrator: Kashtanka

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Kashtanka

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER -1959

Kashtanka

by Anton Chekhov

illustrated by William Stobbs

London: Oxford University Press, 1959

49 pp. – 7 chapters

Age: 8 +

Interests: dogs, circus, theatre, cruelty to animals

Note: a little dark for children – read through it yourself first…

Other: Foxie by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire is another version of the same story which is a little more kid-friendly

Also by this illustrator: A Bundle of Ballads

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