Story Tree, The
Hugh Lupton, illustrated by Sophie Fatus
Delight in reading these quirky tales aloud to the under-five crowd. Each of the seven stories imparts an important lesson while using humor and lovable characters to keep listeners engaged.
Hugh Lupton has been a central figure in the British storytelling revival for more than 30 years. He tells myths, legends and folktales from many cultures. His many books include Tales of Wisdom and Wonder, The Story Tree, and Homeric pair The Adventures of Achilles and The Adventures of Odysseus, which he and Daniel Morden wrote and narrated together. He lives with his wife, Liz, in Norfolk, England. Sophie Fatus studied at the prestigious Academy of Fine Art in Paris. Her quirky and bright illustrations have graced the pages of several other Barefoot Books including My Daddy is a Pretzel (1-84148-151-3) and the follow-up to be released this Fall, Yoga Pretzels yoga deck. Sophie currently lives in Florence, Italy.