The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Sea Reviews

“A sumptuously illustrated anthology.”
—London Parents’ Guide


“This beautifully illustrated anthology captures all the magic of the traditional folk tales that should be part of every childhood. A book to treasure.”
—Books for Children


“However, what makes this collection special are Amanda Hall’s beautiful illustrations, which carefully match the location and mood of each tale.”
—The Primary English Magazine


“Stories from the Sea casts up all manner of marine life, from selkies to sea monsters, in stories that show the sea in all of its wild magnificence and power… these books show just how effectively text and illustrations can work together.”

—Parents’ News


“Older children will be intrigued by the wonders of the deep and magical illustrations.”


“Every page of every story is lavishly illustrated with amusing and brilliant paintings.”
—Jersey Evening Post