Join in the fun with this exciting selection of original stories for girls. Each magical tale features the brilliant adventures of unforgettable characters, including mermaids, fairies, princesses and more.With twenty-three beautifully illustrated stories, girls of all ages are sure to treasure this charming and magical collection.
Meet magical flying horses, brave royal steeds and clever little ponies in this beautifully illustrated collection of myths and fairytales. A delightful gift for horse and pony lovers with seventeen traditional tales of horses and ponies specially retold for readers today.
This is a magical collection of traditional stories, filled with brave heroes and heroines, wonderful magic and strange creatures. It is delightful to read aloud to small children, or for young readers to read themselves. It is decoratively and imaginatively illustrated by Linda Edwards.
This wonderful collection contains fourteen tales of magic, mystery and fun. Alongside classics such as "The Nutcracker" and "The Little Mermaid" are less well-known tales by master story-teller flans Christian Andersen, and six funny, original stories that are sure to become equally, well loved.
Magical Stories for 5 Year Olds is a bright and varied selection of marvellously magical stories by some of the very best writers for children. Perfect for reading alone or aloud - and for dipping into time and time again. With stories from Joan Aiken, Margaret Mayo, Alf Proysen, Margaret Mahy and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun.
These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India's best-loved animal folk tales. Taken from the three books of Indian folk tales – Hitopadesha Tales, Jataka Tales and Panchantra Tales – the stories are beautifully illustrated and packed with humour and warmth.
A gloriously illustrated collection of the most enchanting stories from "The Thousand and One Nights", in a luxurious, traditional cloth binding. From the adventures of Sinbad and Aladdin, to tales of genies and magical lands, children will be enchanted by these stories of magic and wonder. Perfect for reading aloud to younger children too. A brilliant gift that is sure to become a family heirloom. Beautifully bound in a traditional style with real cloth, head and tail bands, a ribbon marker and foil blocking. Shrink-wrapped for protection.
In print for the first time in 20 years, Rag, Tag and Bobtail and Other Magical Stories is a classic collection of stories from Enid Blyton, one of the best-loved children's writers of all time.Join pixies Rag, Tag and Bobtail, rabbits Flop and Whiskers, the quarrelsome tin soldiers, the little brown pony, the two good fairies and many other lovable characters in this collection of twenty-three delightful and funny short stories about magical adventures, naughty children and charming animals.
This is a wonderful collection of well-loved animal tales from around the world. It includes "The Little Red Hen" and "The Lion and the Mouse" as well as magical African and Indian folktales. Each beautifully illustrated story is perfect for reading aloud or for children to read for themselves.
A treasury of short stories, carefully selected because they make speedy bedtime reads. Each of these ten traditional tales each take just ten minutes to read aloud. For sharing with younger children; as children learn to read on their own they can tackle these simple stories on their own. Studies have shown that reading for just ten minutes a day can massively improve children's literacy; this collection of stories will inspire children to do that and more. Ten stories from the Usborne Reading Programme - each retold for young readers and fully illustrated - are bound together in a beautiful gift edition which children will be proud to own and read. Part of a collectible series of illustrated story collections from Usborne, including "Illustrated Stories for Bedtime" and "Five-minute Bedtime Stories".
The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Wales transport us to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the 16 stories in this compilation conjure forgotten realms and rare magical creatures in vivid prose. These timeless tales brim with wit and magic, and each one is brought to life with elegant silhouette art by Kate Forrester in this special illustrated edition.
This is a fantastic treasury of stories from around the world, retold for young children. It contains five traditional tales with illustrations from the "Usborne Young Reading Programme": "Aladdin and his Magical Lamp" (Persia), "Brer Rabbit Down the Well" (United States), "How Zebras Got their Stripes" (Africa), "Why the Sea is Salty" (Korea) and "The Dragon Painter" (China). Each story is beautifully illustrated and perfect for either reading aloud or for more confident readers to tackle alone.