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A Trio of Tolerable Tales

Three of Margaret Atwood's short stories published together for the first time, illustrated by Dušan Petričić.

Margaret Atwood, illustrated by Dušan Petričić

Wordplay and outrageous adventures rule the day in these three humorous stories from Margaret Atwood, with illustrations by Dušan Petričić. Now published together in a chapter book for the first time!

In "Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes," Ramsay runs away from his revolting relatives and makes a new friend with more refined tastes.

The second tale, "Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda," features Bob, who was raised by dogs, and Dorinda, who does housework for relatives who don't like her. It is only when they become friends that they realize they can change their lives for the better.

And finally, to get her parents back, Wenda and her woodchuck companion have to outsmart Widow Wallop in "Wandering Wenda and Widow Wallop's Wunderground Washery." (From House of Anansi Press)

A Trio of Tolerable Tales is available in March 2017.

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