Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One (Paperback)

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What goes into a really good story? Only the best ingredients—a heroine, a hero, excitement, a little romance, and even a villain or two. They are all here, as Aunt Isabel and her niece concoct a delightful story within a story. Fun to read aloud, this book is a lively yarn, a visual treat, and a charming introduction—all in one.

About the Author

Kate Duke is the author-illustrator of The Guinea Pig ABC, which The Horn Book hailed as "destined to become a classic," and One Guinea Pig Is Not Enough, as well as many other books for children. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

Praise For…

“Children will identify with bright-eyed, feisty Penelope. . . . An entertaining way to introduce [them] to the elements of storytelling.”—School Library Journal

“All in all: an entertaining production.”—Kirkus Reviews

“The droll, neatly executed watercolor illustrations are an integral part of the story. . . . A fine book to enjoy on its own merits, but it will also be useful for teachers.”—Booklist

“Delicate watercolors brim with fairy-tale characters and atmosphere. . . . The diverting story-within-a-story is an inviting opportunity for youngsters to double their fun.”—Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780140505344
ISBN-10: 0140505342
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 1994
Pages: 32
Language: English