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Read TWO exclusive extracts from How the Bear Lost His Tail and Other Stories of the Forest and Why Monkeys Live in Trees and Other Stories of the Great Outdoors – two fantastic new books from the brilliant author John Townsend

by Jeannie Brown

Today we are spoiling you with not one but TWO exclusive book extracts written by John Townsend and illustrated by Martina Peluso. Inspired by traditional folktales from around the world, this charming collection features fantastical, mesmerising tales about how different forest animals came to resemble the species that we know today. The stories mix humour, suspense, a few scares and charming full colour artwork to spellbinding effect.

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Pre-order How the Bear Lost His Tail and Other Animal Stories of the Forest: here

Pre-order Why Monkeys Live in trees and Other Stories of the Great Outdoors: here

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