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Through the Water Curtain

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Oct 08, 2019 | ISBN 9781782692003

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“The words of these tales create enthralling images, transporting readers to earlier times and enchanted worlds. . . Denouncing past social norms, these tales are bewitching.” — Kirkus Reviews

“Fairy and folk tale collections are only as good as their compiler, but you’re in safe hands with the distinguished author Cornelia Funke.” — Evening Standard, Best Children’s Books to Buy this Christmas

“A collection that is a breath of fairytale fresh air… a welcome change from the exhausted classics.” — The Times

“Jewel-bright and provocative fairy-tale retellings.” — Metro

“A marvellous selection.” —Herald

Praise for Cornelia Funke:

   • ”A wonderful storyteller” — Sunday Times
   • ”Germany’s answer to J.K. Rowling” Daily Telegraph
   • ”A master” Independent

Table Of Contents

1.   The Boy Who Drew Cats
2.   Kotura, Lord of the Winds
3.   Through the Water Curtain
4.   The Areca Tree
5.   The Maid of the Copper Mountain
6.   The Firebird
7.   Bluebeard
8.   The Six Swans
9.   Golden Foot
10.       The Story of One Who Set out to Study Fear
11.       The Frog Princess
12.       The One-Handed Murderer
13.       The Girl Who Gave a Knight a Kiss out of Necessity

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