The Gigantic Turnip
Written by Aleksei Tolstoy. Illustrated by Niamh Sharkey. With story CD by Imelda Staunton. Soft cover.
Winner of the Books for Children Mother Goose Award. “The Gigantic Turnip is an old, old tale, but this new version has to be one of the best ever….. rhythmical, funny and perfectly paced”—Guardian
First recorded in nineteenth-century Russia. The Gigantic Turnip is a truly hilarious folk tale. This retelling includes a playful counting theme – and there’s a special surprise at the end!