Honk Honk! Hold Tight! By Jessica Souhami

Honk Honk! Hold Tight! Is a comical folktale about a princess who refuses to laugh. Her concerned father, offers her hand in marriage to the man who can make her laugh. One chap and a golden goose travel from far to the Kings palace to have a shot. The people they encounter along the way all attempt to steal a golden goose feather. A long parade forms behind them and then they arrive at the palace.

Will the princess be able to hold back the laughter?

Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

The Strongest Boy in the World by Jessica Souhami

JESSICA SOUHAMI studied at the Central School of Art and Design and went on to set up a travelling shadow puppet company, with music and a storyteller. She is internationally acclaimed for her folktale retellings, bringing some of the world’s great stories to a young audience.

Kaito is stronger than all the other boys in his village. Because no one can beat him at wrestling, he sets off to the city to compete in the world-famous Sumo wrestling tournament. But on the way he meets a girl called Hana, who is even stronger. Hana offers to train Kaito  – with amazing results.

Frances Lincoln