An old Russian fairy tale brings us food for thought in these challenging times. Lisa Schneidau explores the mysterious story of the Firebird.
“I’ve got something a lot better to exchange for that cow though, Jack,” said the man. “Something much more valuable than boring old money; something I think you’ll like, a lad of your… discerning taste.” The man’s eyes were twinkling, and out of his pocket he brought a handful of…beans.”
Author Jem Roberts explains the genesis of Unbound Publishing’s 21st Century roadmap of British folktales.