Buskers of Bremen

Buskers of Bremen


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What can a lame donkey, a bespectacled dog, an elderly cat and a spent cockerel do when they are no longer wanted? They can form a travelling band and make a new life singing for their supper of course! Join this eccentric ensemble on the road to Bremen.

This German fairy tale is a funny story about an unconventional band of musicians who set out to make a new life in Bremen. An entertaining story with a serious moral, 'The Buskers of Bremen' offers plenty of scope for exploring topics including old age and valuing and respecting our elders. This adaptation is also a useful starting point for discussing PSHE topics including friendship, teamwork and inclusiveness.

Mantra Lingua's 'Folktales, Myths and Legends' collection of dual language books breathes new life into a selection of well-loved tales from around the world. Lively illustrations, delightful rhymes and ingenious twists mean that children and adults alike will love rediscovering these modern adaptations of classic stories. The titles in this collection have been specifically chosen to provide scope for exploring moral themes and Citizenship topics relevant to Key Stages 1 and 2. For more advanced readers, this collection also serves as an excellent introduction to the story telling tradition.

Henriette Barkow
250 g
animal animals music donkey dog cat hen cockerel journey sing night grimm henriette barkow nathan reed age 4 5 6 7 ks1 folk tale story traditional musicians german
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