The Magic Paintbrush by Julia DonaldsonThe Magic Paintbrush by Julia Donaldson

The Magic Paintbrush

byJulia DonaldsonIllustratorJoel Stewart

Paperback | February 20, 2004

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An inspirational read from the master of story-telling.With her magic paintbrush, Shen can paint steaming pots full of fish and oysters to feed the hungry people in her village. When the evil emperor commands Shen to paint gold for him, she is determined to keep her promise to paint only for the poor.In The Magic Paintbrush, Julia Donaldson's vibrant verse and Joel Stewart's beautiful illustrations bring fresh life to a traditional tale of how a little girl's integrity can withstand the corruption of power and greed.
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Tyrannosaurus Drip, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over ...
Title:The Magic PaintbrushFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 4.39 × 8.59 × 0.1 inPublished:February 20, 2004Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0333964438

ISBN - 13:9780333964439

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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‘The best recent picture book is the The Magic Paintbrush by Julia Donaldson... it is beautifully illustrated by Joel Stewart and wonderful to read aloud’ Daily Telegraph