They'll insist that she was so scared of a spider, she ran away from it, and that's where her story ends. Well, those people are wrong! Miss Muffet is more daring than that and so is the spider. Together, they head off on an escapade involving a host of other nursery rh... read more
When a beautiful, but conceited, princess cruelly turns down each of her suitors, her father, the king, forces her to marry a beggar. But a life of hard work and love soon teach the princess a valuable lesson and her hardness gives way to kindness and compassion. And through loving ... read more
Valeri Gorbachev's warm and humorous retelling makes this classic 'just right' for little listeners When Goldilocks finds the coziest cabin she's ever seen, she goes inside to explore. As she samples the porridge, chairs, and beds, she's doesn't notice who is right o... read more
|Author:||E T A Hoffmann (retold Sussane Koppe; illus Lisbeth Zwerger)|
After hearing how her toy nutcracker got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.
The Brothers Grimm's classic story of beautifil Rapunzel, imprisoned in a tower deep in a forest, is one of the most famous and well loved fairy tales. This edition, richly illustrated by Patricia MacCarthy, will enchant a new generation of readers. AGES: 5 plus SELLING POINTS: * Speci... read more
On the night of her marriage, the beautiful Queen Sheherezade knows that murderous tradition dictates she will be executed in the morning. To avoid this fate she begins to entertain her husband with a collection of tales, recreating a world of sorcerers, sailors and Jinnis including Ali Baba, Sinbad the Sailor and Aladdin.
Picture book. Classics. From Snow White, Cinderella and Pinocchio to The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan: twelve of the most famous children's fairy tales of all time, gathered together in a series of essential volumes, must-haves for every budding reader's library. All children can disco... read more
The classic Grimm's fairy tale, with stunning illustrations from Bernadette Watts.
As Odysseus fights his way back home after the Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and even when he returns to Ithaca, his troubles are far from over. Acclaimed storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden bring the poetry of Homer to life, an... read more
Dusikova's beautiful illustrations make this retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm story a magical addition to any bookshelf. The addition of darling animals throughout the story and cutaway views of the castle will bring children back again and again to look at the pictures. Full color.
Mollie and Peter are home for the holidays and can't wait to visit many more incredible places in their magic Wishing-Chair. Together they have wonderful adventures, but what happens when the Wishing- Chair is stolen and then gets its wings cut off by the naughty Slipperies?
"What is REAL?" a shy stuffed animal asks an older and wiser plaything. Generations of children have found the answer to that vital question in The Velveteen Rabbit: Or, How Toys Become Real, the timeless story of a toy's transformation through the power of love. This gift edi... read more