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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 55 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell
    The Sleeper and the Spindle - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408859650 | ISBN 10: 1408859653

    A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell - weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which will hold readers spel ... more

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  • Cover image of book How the Stars Came to Be by Poonam Mistry
    How the Stars Came to Be - by Poonam Mistry

    £11.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781849766630 | ISBN 10: 1849766630

    Have you ever wondered how the stars came to be?   How the Stars Came to Be is a beautifully illustrated new folk tale, showing us a new way to look up at the night sky.   The fisherman’s daughter loved to dance in the sunlight, and b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fairy Tales for Fearless Girls by Anita Ganeri, illustrated by Khoa Lee
    Fairy Tales for Fearless Girls - by Anita Ganeri, illustrated by Khoa Lee

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781789502534 | ISBN 10: 1789502535

    This beautifully illustrated, full-colour hardback presents an inspiring collection of 15 stories from around the world, retold by multi award-winning author Anita Ganeri.  Showcasing narratives that celebrate strong, independent women, these fai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a Wild Wood by Chris Riddell
    Once Upon a Wild Wood - by Chris Riddell

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509817078 | ISBN 10: 1509817077

    Little Green Raincape is on her way to Rapunzel's party, deep in the wild woods. The way is long and dark, but Green is a smart girl. Smart enough to turn down apples offered by kindly old ladies, smart enough to turn down travel advice from helpful ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a World: The Little Mermaid (Board Book) by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Nívea Ortiz
    Once Upon a World: The Little Mermaid (Board Book) - by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Nívea Ortiz

    £5.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781534435759 | ISBN 10: 1534435751

    A classic fairy tale gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Caribbean spin on the Little Mermaid!  The Little Mermaid longs to know about the world above the ocean. When she’s finally old enough to visit, she falls in love with a prince! A sea witc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Through the Water Curtain and Other Tales from Around the World by Cornelia Funke
    Through the Water Curtain and Other Tales from Around the World - by Cornelia Funke

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782692003 | ISBN 10: 1782692002

    International bestselling children’s author Cornelia Funke has long been inspired and fascinated by fairy tales. This wonderful anthology is Funke’s personal selection of fairy tales from all around the world – not just from her native Germany ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson
    The House with Chicken Legs - by Sophie Anderson

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474940665 | ISBN 10: 1474940668

    Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.   For Marinka's grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan, illustrated by Karen Vaughan
    Tangleweed and Brine - by Deirdre Sullivan, illustrated by Karen Vaughan

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912417117 | ISBN 10: 1912417111

    The highly acclaimed, multi-prize-winning collection of retold fairytales; Tangleweed and Brine from Deirdre Sullivan and illustrated by Karen Vaughan is now available in paperback and includes an exclusive new short story, ‘Waking Beauty’.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Smart Girls by Robert Leeson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
    Smart Girls - by Robert Leeson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406380545 | ISBN 10: 1406380547

    The feisty heroines of these five folk tales all share one important quality: they are extremely SMART!   The smart heroines of these folk tales come from different countries around the world and can outwit anyone – a crafty king, a mean old ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Swans by Xanthe Gresham Knight, illustrated by Charlotte Gastuat
    Wild Swans - by Xanthe Gresham Knight, illustrated by Charlotte Gastuat

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782853626 | ISBN 10: 1782853626

    For ten years, Eliza has lived with a foster family far from home, protected from the plague that has been ravaging her parents' kingdom. But when her stepmother the Queen dies of the plague, her quiet life changes forever. With the kingdom in chaos, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Favourite Animal Folk Tales, Myths and Legends by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Aitch
    A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Favourite Animal Folk Tales, Myths and Legends - by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Aitch

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786030443 | ISBN 10: 1786030446

    Travel the world with 50 best-loved tales, featuring creatures big and small. This beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories brings together favourite animal-themed fables, myths and legends including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indian Tales by Shenaaz Nanji, illustrated by Christopher Corr
    Indian Tales - by Shenaaz Nanji, illustrated by Christopher Corr

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782853572 | ISBN 10: 178285357x

    Discover India's incredible diversity with these 8 folktales, each from a different Indian state! Learn more about each state's history, geography and culture with the notes that introduce each story.   The tales include:  - The Drummer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a World: Rapunzel (Board Book) by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan
    Once Upon a World: Rapunzel (Board Book) - by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781481490726 | ISBN 10: 1481490729

    The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World.   With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl who le ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a World: Cinderella (Board Book) by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Sandra Equihua
    Once Upon a World: Cinderella (Board Book) - by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Sandra Equihua

    £7.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781481479158 | ISBN 10: 1481479156

    The classic story of Cinderella gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Mexican spin on the beloved fairy tale!   Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived in a little cottage with her stepmother and two stepsisters...   With Mexico as the backdr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blue Bird
    The Blue Bird's Palace - by Carole Hénaff

    £10.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846868856 | ISBN 10: 1846868858

    When Natasha makes a selfish choice, the Guardian of the Blue Forest transforms her into a blue bird and locks her away in a palace! Her palace is everything she thought she ever wanted, but Natasha begins to miss her widowed, lonely father, back hom ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy
    A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice - by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy

    £5.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406364675 | ISBN 10: 1406364673

    Further delightful trickster tales from India.   Prince Veera and his best friend, Suku, are left in charge of King Beema's court when the king goes off on a hunting trip. Each day the king's subjects come before the boys with their problems a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Year Full of Stories: 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Christopher Corr
    A Year Full of Stories: 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World - by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Christopher Corr

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847808592 | ISBN 10: 184780859x

    This treasury of 52 stories collects together a rich resource of myths, fairy tales and legends from around the world, with a story for every week of the year.  The book is broken into 12 chapters, for each of the 12 months of the year, and thro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bijan and Manije by Ali Seidabadi, illustrated by Marjan Vafaian
    Bijan and Manije - by Ali Seidabadi, illustrated by Marjan Vafaian

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910328149 | ISBN 10: 1910328146

    Bijan & Manije is a beautiful story of love across the divide, reminiscent of Romeo and Juliet, but with a distinctive Persian flavour.   A twist of fate brings Bijan face to face with the daughter of his enemy. They fall in love and refuse to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey, illustrated by Michael Foreman
    Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India - by Madhur Jaffrey, illustrated by Michael Foreman

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141370026 | ISBN 10: 0141370025

    India is particularly rich in colourful follore. These stories, told by parents to their children for many generations, make a rich and dazzling collection of mythological tales drawn from a great heritage of Hindu epics - from the life of the great ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lost Tales by Adam Murphy
    Lost Tales - by Adam Murphy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910989197 | ISBN 10: 1910989193

    Step into a world of stories from all over the globe...   In the land of the Mi'kmaq, there lived an invisible warrior, who longed to be seen...  In the Punjab, there lived a poor hermit who had repudiated riches...   In Brazil, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland by Jan Pienkowski
    The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland - by Jan Pienkowski

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406360950 | ISBN 10: 1406360953

    Jan Pienkowski brings eight of the best-loved Polish folk tales to life with vibrant and witty cut paper illustrations.   From Jan Pienkowski, much-loved illustrator of the Meg and Mog series, comes this beautiful collection of Polish folk tal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deep in the Woods by Christopher Corr
    Deep in the Woods - by Christopher Corr

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847807274 | ISBN 10: 1847807275

    Deep in the woods is a little wooden house, with nine neat windows and a red front door. When a little mouse decides it will make the perfect home, so do the other animals in the wood including a great big bear!   But will the bear be able t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Serpents and Werewolves: Tales of Animal Shapeshifters from Around the World by Lari Don, illustrated by Francesca Greenwood
    Serpents and Werewolves: Tales of Animal Shapeshifters from Around the World - by Lari Don, illustrated by Francesca Greenwood

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472916334 | ISBN 10: 1472916336

    A brilliant collection of folk tales: from the girl whose stepmother turned her into a dragon, to the werewolf's bride, and the god who became a fish but was caught in his own net... Stories from the Americas, Asia, Scandinavia and Europe make th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleeping Handsome and the Princess Engineer by Kay Woodward, illustrated by Jo de Ruiter
    Sleeping Handsome and the Princess Engineer - by Kay Woodward, illustrated by Jo de Ruiter

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782023128 | ISBN 10: 1782023127

    Prince Jack is strong, rich, a top trampolinist and very, very handsome but he is also cursed. When he is pricked by a sword he, and his whole castle, fall sound alseep. It's up to the Princess Engineer to come and save the day.   Age level: ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris
    The Wild Swans - by Jackie Morris

    £10.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847805362 | ISBN 10: 1847805361

    This very beautiful and lyrical extended version of the fairy tale 'The Wild Swans' by Hans Christian Andersen is the much anticipated companion to East of the Sun, West of the Moon.  With strong characterisation of the heroine and also with mor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fireside Stories: Tales for a Winter
    Fireside Stories: Tales for a Winter's Eve - by Caitln Matthews, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782852513 | ISBN 10: 1782852514

    Gather round the hearth to share these wintry tales. Drawn from countries and cultures all around the world, these eight stories express the magnificent and unique aspects of the winter season, and each story is preceded by an introduction with back ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wise Fool: Fables from the Islamic World by Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by Micha Archer
    The Wise Fool: Fables from the Islamic World - by Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by Micha Archer

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782852551 | ISBN 10: 1782852557

    Meet Mulla Nasruddin, a legendary character whose adventures and misadventures are enjoyed across the Islamic world.  This witty collection of stories portrays his eccentric, engaging and irreverent character. Nasruddin always has a twinkle in h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. Smith
    Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion - by Alex T. Smith

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781407143903 | ISBN 10: 1407143905

    Worried about wolves? Don't make Little Red laugh. She's not even scared of hungry lions. After all, why would this furry chap want to gobble her up? She's sure he'd rather have a doughnut. Right, Mr Lion?   Little Red sets off to visit her aunti ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures by Theresa Breslin, illustrated by Kate Leiper
    An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures - by Theresa Breslin, illustrated by Kate Leiper

    £14.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782501954 | ISBN 10: 1782501959

    Mysterious selkies, bad-tempered giants, devious fairies and even Loch Ness's most famous resident -- these are the mythical beasts of Scottish folklore. In the highly anticipated companion volume to the much-loved An Illustrated Treasury of Sco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Faery Tales by Carol Ann Duffy
    Faery Tales - by Carol Ann Duffy

    £20.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571314270 | ISBN 10: 0571314279

    Once upon a time, there was a rich merchant who had three daughters. The girls were just as clever as they were bella and none more so than the youngest, whose name was Beauty.   Disappear to faraway lands of wicked witches, evil monsters and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales by Jamila Gavin, illustrated by Richard Collingridge
    Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales - by Jamila Gavin, illustrated by Richard Collingridge

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848531079 | ISBN 10: 1848531079

    Prepare to enter a world of magicians, enchanted forests, talking animals and wicked witches...   Here are six magical stories to thrill and enchant you. Watch Blackberry Blue rise from the bramble patch; follow Emeka the pathfinder on his mis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girls, Goddesses and Giants: Tales of Heroines from Around the World by Lari Don
    Girls, Goddesses and Giants: Tales of Heroines from Around the World - by Lari Don

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408188224 | ISBN 10: 1408188228

    A selection of brilliant folk tales about heroines from all around the world. In these stories it's the girls who save the day through their courage, cunning or kindness - whether they are facing up to wolves, demons, dragons, enemy tribes, or the su ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goldilocks on CCTV by John Agard, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura
    Goldilocks on CCTV - by John Agard, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847804990 | ISBN 10: 1847804993

    Poor Goldilocks, caught on camera breaking into a house of suburban grizzlies... There she was on the news, Miss Goody Two-Shoes, Caught on CCTV. Don't look so shocked! Of course you know who - Who else but Goldilocks? Here are 30 a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman (Editor)
    Unnatural Creatures - by Neil Gaiman (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408845462 | ISBN 10: 1408845466

    The griffin, the sunbird, manticores, unicorns all manner of glorious creatures never captured in zoos, museums or photographs are packed vividly into this collection of stories. Neil Gaiman has included some of his own childhood favourites alongsi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theseus and the Minotaur by Daniel Morden and Hugh Lupton, illustrated by Carole Hnaff
    Theseus and the Minotaur - by Daniel Morden and Hugh Lupton, illustrated by Carole Hnaff

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846867811 | ISBN 10: 1846867819

    King Minos and Queen Pasiphaes son isnt a child hes a monster. To keep him fed, his parents demand that every kingdom send seven youths to Crete each year in tribute. Theyre never heard from again. But Theseus is different. Hes determined to s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Instructions by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Charles Vess
    Instructions - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Charles Vess

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408808658 | ISBN 10: 140880865x

    Touch the wooden gate in the wall you never saw before, say "please" before you open the latch, go through, walk down the path... What would you do if you found yourself in a fairytale? This stunning picture book guides you through a fantasy w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lin Yi
    Lin Yi's Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale - by Brenda Williams, illustrated by Benjamin Lacombe

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846867934 | ISBN 10: 1846867932

    Meet Lin Yi - a little boy with a big heart and a talent for bargaining.   Tonight is the moon festival and he wants nothing more than a red rabbit lantern; but first he must buy the things his mother needs at the market.   This heartwarming ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Hundred Illustrated Stories by Various authors
    One Hundred Illustrated Stories - by Various authors

    £16.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781409550365 | ISBN 10: 1409550362

    An enchanting collection of one hundred of the best-loved stories ever told, from elegant retellings of Grimm and Andersen to lively folk tales from around the world.  Includes favourite stories such as The Twelve Dancing Princesses, Aladdin, J ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dinner of Smells by Humaira Rashid, illustrated by Jamie Lenman
    The Dinner of Smells - by Humaira Rashid, illustrated by Jamie Lenman

    £8.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408155806 | ISBN 10: 140815580x

    When a poor man stands enjoying the smells from a restaurant, its greedy owner charges him for the privilege! Can Nasruddin, the wise man, save him from jail?  Lively retelling of a Muslim folk tale with gorgeous illustrations by Jamie Lenman, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Siddhartha and the Swan by Andrew Fusek Peters, illustrated by Miss Swanne
    Siddhartha and the Swan - by Andrew Fusek Peters, illustrated by Miss Swanne

    £4.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408139462 | ISBN 10: 1408139464

    Prince Siddhartha sees a wounded swan fall from the sky with an arrow in its side. He wants to save the bird, but his cousin Devadatta, who shot the swan, claims it as his property. Who will win?  A tale of the young Buddha's compassion for all ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for a Fragile Planet: Traditional Tales About Caring for the Earth by Kenneth Steven, illustrated by Jane Ray
    Stories for a Fragile Planet: Traditional Tales About Caring for the Earth - by Kenneth Steven, illustrated by Jane Ray

    £10.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745961576 | ISBN 10: 0745961576

    An author and poet, welcomed for his reflective and thought-provoking style, retells 10 stories from different cultures - from around the world and through the ages - which each highlight the importance of taking care of the world.   Thes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories from the Billabong by James Vance Marshall, illustrated by Francis Firebrace
    Stories from the Billabong - by James Vance Marshall, illustrated by Francis Firebrace

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847801241 | ISBN 10: 1847801242

    From the author of Walkabout come ten of Australia's ancient aboriginal legends, authentically and elegantly retold.  Here you can discover how Great Mother Snake created and peopled the world with plants and creatures, what makes Frogs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twelve Dancing Princesses by Rachel Isadora
    Twelve Dancing Princesses - by Rachel Isadora

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780142414507 | ISBN 10: 0142414506

    A Caldecott Honorwinning illustrator gives this classic fairy tale a brandnew setting!   Night after night, the twelve princesses mysteriously wear out their shoes. But how? The king promises a great reward to any man who can solve the myste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ever Clever Eva by Andrew Fusek Peters
    Ever Clever Eva - by Andrew Fusek Peters

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780713688832 | ISBN 10: 0713688831

    When Eva's uncle refuses to give her the cow he promised, her father takes him to court. The judge decides that whoever can answer his questions correctly will keep the cow.   Eva comes up with the right answers, and her father wins the conte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dragon of Krakow: and Other Polish Stories by Richard Monte and Paul Hess
    The Dragon of Krakow: and Other Polish Stories - by Richard Monte and Paul Hess

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845077525 | ISBN 10: 1845077520

    These Polish folk tales have a delightfully mischievous character all their own. To create his sparkling collection, Richard Monte has gathered some of Poland's favourite stories from all over the country. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anancy
    Anancy's African Adventures - by Beulah Richmond

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9789768202116 | ISBN 10: 9768202114

    Follow Anancy and his friend Chaka in their adventures to Africa as they see new sites, animals, and things they have never seen before.  An exciting sequel to Anancy and Friends, Anancy's African Adventures features an imaginative story which c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Half Brother Pahi Adha by Tariq Mehmood, illustrated by Akhter Shah
    Half Brother Pahi Adha - by Tariq Mehmood, illustrated by Akhter Shah

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780955253935 | ISBN 10: 0955253934

    Adha is a disabled boy who is teased by his arrogant brothers. One day their exasperated father orders all the brothers into the jungle to fend for themselves.  An enchanting folk tale with a most unusual hero. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Irish Myths and Legends by Ita Daly and Bee Willey
    Irish Myths and Legends - by Ita Daly and Bee Willey

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780192754547 | ISBN 10: 0192754548

    King Balor has an evil eye so powerful that anyone who looks into it falls dead on the spot. Daring young warrior Lugh of the Long Arm is ready for the challenge. But will he survive?  Here are stories of bravery and of magic, of heroes, fairies ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mixed Up Fairy Tales by Hilary Robinson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt
    Mixed Up Fairy Tales - by Hilary Robinson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780340875582 | ISBN 10: 0340875585

    This fantastic split page book allows the reader to mix and match different combinations of fairy tales with hilarious results.  What would happen if Goldilocks had two horrid stepsisters and fell asleep for a hundred years? Would she be woken b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from Old Ireland by Malachy Doyle and Niamh Sharkey
    Tales from Old Ireland - by Malachy Doyle and Niamh Sharkey

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781905236039 | ISBN 10: 1905236034

    This enchanting collection of favourite Irish folk tales deserves to be read aloud at every hearth.  Described by Malachy Doyle in captivating language, the larger-than-life characters, dramatic landscapes, and magical happenings of all the tale ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fly, Eagle, Fly! by Christopher Gregorowski and Niki Daly
    Fly, Eagle, Fly! - by Christopher Gregorowski and Niki Daly

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780711217300 | ISBN 10: 0711217300

    When a baby eagle is blown from its nest, a farmer raises it with his chickens. But will this eagle be forever limited to life in the farmyard or will it learn to follow its destiny in the skies?With a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, this dram ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mufaro
    Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale - by John Steptoe

    £6.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780140559460 | ISBN 10: 0140559469

    Mufaro's two daughters react in different ways to the King's search for a wife - one is aggressive and selfish, the other kind and dignified. The king disguises himself to learn the true nature of both the girls and chooses Nyasha, the kind and gener ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott
    Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa - by Gerald McDermott

    £5.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780152010102 | ISBN 10: 0152010106

    Zomo the rabbit, a trickster from West Africa, wants wisdom. But he must accomplish three apparently impossible tasks before Sky God will give him what he wants. Is he clever enough to do as Sky God asks? "The tale moves along with the swift conc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aladdin and Other Tales from The Arabian Nights by Retold by N.J. Dawood
    Aladdin and Other Tales from The Arabian Nights - by Retold by N.J. Dawood

    £6.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780140367829 | ISBN 10: 0140367829

    Lively tales of magic and trickery, retold from the original Arabic.  The ragamuffin Aladdin finds an old lamp which makes his fortune; a prince disappears on a flying horse; a falcon proves wiser than a king...  These tales of kings and pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anancy and Mr. Dry-Bone by Fiona French
    Anancy and Mr. Dry-Bone - by Fiona French

    £7.99   paperback   (1992) - ISBN 13: 9781845071646 | ISBN 10: 1845071646

    Rich Mr Dry-Bone lives in a big house on top of a hill.  Poor Anancy lives in a small house at the foot of the hill.  They both want to marry Miss Louise, but she will only marry the man who can make her laugh.  This delightful story i ... more

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