Hansel and Gretel are left all alone in the Brown Wood, and have to try to find their way home. This retelling of the Grimm fairytale is by award-winning author, Malachy Doyle. * Blue / Band 4 - A traditional story * Text type - Fiction * The focus phonemes in this book are oy, ir, au (Paul), al, aw and air. * Use the story map on the final spread to discuss Hansel and Gretel's route home. * This title is paired with a non-fiction book on a similar theme: Birds by Jilly MacLeod.