Tales from the Caribbean

A collection of favourite tales gathered from the many different islands of the Caribbean, one of the world’s richest sources of traditional storytelling. From the origins of the very first Kingfisher to the tricks of Anansi the Spider Man, these lively retellings are full of humour and pathos. All of them are beautifully retold by Trish Cooke, a former winner of the Smarties Book Prize and the Kurt Maschler Award.

  • Traditional Caribbean tales retold by a fantastic author
  • Trish Cooke’s many books include So Much! and Zoom!
  • Includes endnotes, a glossary and additional information
  • Fun activities help children to explore the stories further

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  • Trish Cooke

    Trish Cooke is an author, actress, playwright, scriptwriter and broadcaster. ‘So Much’ (Walker Books) brought Trish wide-spread critical and popular acclaim, winning the 1994 Smarties Book Prize (0-5 category), the 1994 Kurt Maschler Award and the 1995 She / WH Smith Under Fives Book Prize.


    Winner of the Smarties Book Prize for So Much.

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