This beautiful hardback Ladybird edition of Sleeping Beauty is a perfect first illustrated introduction to this classic fairy tale for young readers from 3+. The tale is sensitively retold, retaining all the key parts of the story beginning with Sleeping Beauty's birth through to the day she pricks her finger on her 15th birthday and falls asleep for one hundred years. Other exciting titles in the Ladybird Tales series include Rumpelstiltskin, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Rapunzel, The Magic Porridge Pot, The Enormous Turnip, Puss in Boots and The Elves and the Shoemaker. Ladybird Tales are based on the original Ladybird retellings by Vera Southgate, with beautiful pictures of the kind children like best - full of richness and detail. Children have always loved, and will always remember, these classic fairy tales and sharing them together is an experience to treasure. Ladybird has published fairy tales for over forty-five years, bringing the magic of traditional stories to each new generation of children.