Fairytale News by Colin Hawkins

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Stop the presses! Favorite fairy tales merge in a clever concoction that will crack kids up faster than Humpty Dumpty!

Have you heard the news? The notorious B.B. Wolf was arrested today wearing Granny Hood’s nightgown! As he went free on bail, an angry Little Pig shouted, "That’s the last straw!" Meanwhile, Goldilocks’s three victims report that they’re bearing up well. Read this and more in the exclusive, hilarious FAIRYTALE NEWS, complete with a pun-filled, pull-out newspaper tucked in a handy pouch. On sale now!

About Colin Hawkins

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Colin and Jacqui Hawkins are one of the most prolific and successful author-illustrator partnerships in the world of children's books. They are especially known for their inventive novelty books, including the Fingerwiggles series. They live in Cork, Ireland.
Published March 1, 2004 by Walker Books Ltd. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books.

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Leaving no tuffet unturned, the Hawkins incorporate dozens of folktale and nursery-rhyme characters into a multi-stranded romp, in the course of which newsboy Jack (Hubbard, scion of Old Mother), making his deliveries, passes a trio of Bears out for a stroll and a certain Wolf, then later trades ...

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Other than a feeble twist on the Jack story (the giant likes the newspaper so much that he gives Jack tips of gold coins to deliver it daily), the story never takes flight.

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