Author(s): Robert Leeson Robert
The smart heroines of these folk tales come from different countries around the world. Natasha from Russia is full of comical fantasies but can still outwit the devil; Yamuna from India has eyes like the sun a mind to match; English Marian ... well, she wants to be an outlaw like Robin Hood!
Between 1973 and 2003, this author of fiction had seventy books published for young people, many inspired by international folk tales. Award-winning illustrator of The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child.