Crack A Story

 

A red squirrel... A stone squirrel...

...A stone squirrel of red carnelion runs up and down a tree, cracking nuts.

     For every nut the squirrel cracks, she must tell a story.

     Gold nuts, glass nuts, nuts of paper, nuts of copper...

     When the poison nut is cracked, what story is let loose?

     Tales of love...

     Tales of adventure...

     Tales of danger and magic...

     Which nut will you crack?

     Which story will you hear?

 

     A beautiful collection of retold folk-tales featuring bold, brave heroines. At the start, you choose your nut and then turn to that page to discover the story the squirrel cracked from it.

 

Susan Price is an acclaimed writer for young people. She has won many awards, including the prestigious Carnegie medal and the Guardian prize.