"Three magical tales from a legendary storyteller."
Enter the richly magical world of Tales from the Isle of Spice and visit a bottomless lake where an enchanted princess lives. Try your luck against the sinister woman who walks in moonlight stalking souls. Catch a glimpse of the mysterious boy with an angelic face whose scarred body hides beneath the waves.
Tales from the Isle of Spice features three beloved stories retold for middle readers: "The Nutmeg Princess," "La Diablesse and the Baby" and "Freedom Child of the Sea."
Complete with luscious new illustrations, and alive with charm, Tales from the Isle of Spice is a journey to the heart of a child's imagination.
About the Author
Richardo Keens-Douglas is an award-winning actor, playwright, author, and storyteller. His works for children have appeared on the American Bookseller's "Pick of the Lists" and earned a Storytelling World Honor Award. He is the host of the Caribbean "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." Sylvie Bourbonniere is the award-winning illustrator of several books for children. In 2003, her "Dreams Songs Night Songs" series received a Parent's Choice Award.