Over the Hills and Far Away

Hilary McKay

Illustrated by Sarah Gibb

Ages 8 to 11
12 October 2017
16 pages


I asked myself lots of questions, like why did the Piper’s son steal the pig?

Over the Hills and Far Away
is an imaginative retelling which weaves together two classic stories in the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood and the nursery tale of Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son. Originally featured in Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales, this short story is sure to capture the imagination!

From the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize-winning storyteller Hilary McKay and featuring black-and-white line and tone illustrations from the talented Sarah Gibb.

Hilary McKay is back! . . . She's inventive, funny and will always make you laugh . . . the oldest stories given fresh life