The Selfish Giant

Oscar Wilde; Illustrated by Katrien van der Grient

Availability:
Out of print

Quick Look

The selfish giant builds a high wall around his garden; then one day, the children creep back in.

Format:
hardback
Size:
300 x 210 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 6 to 9 years
Extent:
32 pages
ISBN:
9780863152122
Publication date:
01 Mar 1995

Description

The selfish giant drove the children out of his garden and built a high wall around it. Then frost and snow came, and after that it was always winter. Until one day the children crept back in through a hole in the wall.

Reviews

'Katrien van der Grient's illustrations are colourful with slightly caricatured figures that give the story a contemporary feel.'
-- Folk and Fairy Tales: A Book Guide, Booktrust, Winter 2004

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