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Title: Giants, Dragons and Other Magical Creatures
Author: Philip Popescu
ISBN: 978-0-19-545747-6
Genre: Fairy tales, science fiction and fantasy, short stories
Level: Starter
Module: Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Home and neighbourhood
Rights and responsibilities
Wonderful things

What is a creature? Is it a person? Is it an animal? No, it's something different; something strange. In this book you will meet creatures big and small. Some of them are friendly to people. Some are not friendly at all!

You will meet two giants. One is called Bolster. Bolster is big, but not very clever. He is also not very nice. One day, Bolster falls in loveˇXwith a girl as big as his finger! The other giant is very ugly; he is an ogre. A boy called Jack climbs a magical beanstalk and visits his castle. The ogre is not friendly to his visitor!

You will meet five dragons. One is a frightening European dragon. He eats little girls and breathes fire. The other four dragons are Chinese. They help the people of China.

You will also meet many other creatures. You will meet a magical bird and a talking kettle. And you will meet a frightening lake creature who loves music.

What happens to these magical creatures? What happens to the people who meet them? Read these ten stories and find out.

If you enjoyed this book, you may also like
The Brave Little Tailor and Other Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Starter
The Emperor's New Clothes and Other Stories by Christian Hans Andersen, Starter
Heroes and Heroines, Starter
The Monkey King, Starter
Just So Stories, Level 1

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