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When Owl's house is blown down in a blusterous storm there's only one Small Animal who can save the day. This story first appeared in A. A.Milne's The House at Pooh Corner, accompanied by E. H. Shepard's original illustrations. Milne's classic children's stories - featuring Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Pooh himself - are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child's imagination like no other story before or since. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages. When Owl's house is blown down in a blusterous storm there's only one Small Animal who can save the day. This story first appeared in A. A.Milne's The House at Pooh Corner, accompanied by E. H. Shepard's original illustrations.
A heartwarming collection of your favourite Christmas classics that are sure to get you into the festive spirit. Filled with tales of family, presents and all the joy that Christmas brings! From frolicking goblins in the graveyards of Dickens' The Pickwick Papers, to the importance of giving gifts in O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi, this collection is the perfect Christmas gift.
A beautiful paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with cover and interior art by the original illustrator, Pauline Baynes. Four adventurous siblings-Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie- step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second book in C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series, which has been drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over sixty years. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would like to explore more of the Narnian realm, pick up The Horse and His Boy, the third book in The Chronicles of Narnia.
A beautiful book for bedtime from the co-creator of Teletubbies and creator of In the Night Garden . . . Inspired by tales of toys that come to life when no one is looking, this charming new series tells the comical story of the special friendships between the endearing characters in Moon and Me. Meet Moon Baby, who plays magical music on his kalimba to wake up the other toy friends, ready for a magical adventure. Parents and children will love this introduction to the toys in Moon and Me - the brand-new pre-school series for CBeebies that's already a hit for families with young children.
A brand new full-colour short story from Blyton's magical Wishing-Chair series - an excellent companion to the successful Magic Faraway Tree Adventure series and perfect for readers age 5+
Mollie and Peter are very lucky - they have a Wishing-Chair that will fly them to any magical land and grant them their every wish!
And so when they arrive home from school for the half-terms holidays, they can't wait to embark on their next adventure!
Short chapters and beautiful full-colour illustrations from Alex Paterson make the Wishing-Chair Adventures series perfect bedtime reading for children aged five and upwards. A richly nostalgic offering for grandparents and parents to share with the next generation of Blyton fans.
Double the trouble! An original novel by Michael Rosen, told alongside the Dickens classic that inspired it: Oliver Twist. Shona and her dad are moving house, and at Shona's new school, the rules are pretty confusing; she keeps getting into trouble without realizing! It's a lot like how it is for Oliver Twist, that boy she's reading about in English class. After Shona is unexpectedly given a mobile phone, she begins to suspect there's something fishy about the new boys she's met. Where did the phone come from? And some gifts, she soon learns, aren't exactly free... Read two stories at once - both illustrated by Tony Ross.
90 years after Winnie-the-Pooh first delighted readers, David Benedictus takes us back to the Hundred Acre Wood for more adventures with A. A. Milne's Bear of Very Little Brain. From the excitement of Christopher Robin's return to the curious business of learning to play cricket, Return to the Hundred Acre Wood features all the old friends from Pooh, to Piglet, Eeyore to Owl and Tigger to Rabbit. David Benedictus's authorized sequel to A. A. Milne's original Winnie-the-Pooh stories are splendidly illustrated by Mark Burgess in the style of the original E. H. Shepard artwork. All of the old friends are in attendance. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the Hundred Acre Wood 90 years after since it was first discovered. There's still plenty of fun to be had in this forest. Do you own all the classic Pooh titles? Winnie-the-Pooh The House at Pooh Corner When We Were Very Young Now We Are Six Also look out for The Best Bear in all the World, the new authorized sequel. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages. Writer David Benedictus adapted and produced the audio adaptations of 'Winnie-the-Pooh' starring Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Fry and Jane Horrocks. He has worked as assistant to Trevor Nunn at the RSC, was Commissioning Editor for Drama series at Channel 4, and ran 'The Book At Bedtime' for BBC Radio. He is the author of 'Return to the Hundred Acre Wood' the authorised follow-up to 'The House at Pooh Corner' by A. A. Milne.
This is a rip-roaring collection of knuckle-whitening adventure stories retold for younger readers. It is full of colourful illustrations from the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It contains the stories from: "Don Quixote", "The 39 Steps", "The Count of Monte Cristo", "The Prisoner of Zenda" and "The Three Musketeers". It also includes short biographies of each of the authors.
Hierdie reeks is spesiaal ontwerp om kinders met aanvangslees te ondersteun. Die bekende sprokies, oorspronklike kunswerke en eenvoudige teks sorg vir ’n suksesvolle eerste leeservaring. Die sinstrukture is eenvoudig en woorde herhaal om betekenis duidelik oor te dra en woordherkenning aan te moedig. Teks en beeld ondersteun mekaar sodat kinders sonder sukkel self kan lees. Die vars styl, prettige detail en interessante karakters maak van eerste boekies die mees geliefde boekies.
...When Rabbit said, 'Honey or condensed milk with your bread?' Pooh was so excited that he said 'Both'. Winnie-the-Pooh always likes a little something to eat, but when he goes to visit Rabbit he finds he can't quite make it out the door. This beautiful little storybook is a great way to introduce young readers to the characters in the Hundred Acre Wood. Illustrated with E H Shepard's iconic artwork, this is guaranteed to be a bedtime favourite for children aged 5 and up. Look out for the other titles in the collection: Winnie-the-Pooh: Eeyore Loses a Tail Winnie-the-Pooh and the Wrong Bees The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.
"Oh, dear, oh, dear, oh, dear!" said Piglet to himself. And he wanted to run away. But somehow having got so near, he felt that he must just see what a Heffalump was like. Pooh and Piglet decide to catch a Heffalump together, but when Piglet meets one in the middle of the night, he realises that catching Heffalumps is much easier with two. This beautiful little storybook is a great way to introduce young readers to the characters in A. A. Milne's Hundred Acre Wood. Illustrated with E H Shepard's iconic artwork, this is guaranteed to be a bedtime favourite for children aged 5 and up. Look out for the other titles in the collection: Winnie-the-Pooh: Eeyore Loses a Tail Winnie-the-Pooh: Pooh Goes Visiting Winnie-the-Pooh and Bees Winnie-the-Pooh: Eeyore's Birthday The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years.
"Bah humbug! What do I care for Christmas?" sniped Scrooge. This is the snow-laden story of Scrooge, a mean miser, who is determined to think only of himself - and his money. That is, until he is visited by three Christmas spirits, and the true meaning of Christmas starts to work its magic on him, too . . . This classic and beloved story has been beautifully retold by Kristina Stephenson and atmospherically illustrated by Hoang Giang.
"Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil." The mysterious association between respectable Dr Henry Jekyll and despicable lowlife Edward Hyde is a puzzle to Dr Jekyll's friends, including his lawyer Gabriel Utterson. Where Jekyll is sociable, hardworking and pious, Hyde is a violent criminal, a wild hedonist. When Hyde beats a member of Parliament to death, Utterson is determined to discover the ties that bind the two men together. . . Robert Louis Stevenson's account of man's capacity for evil is as powerful today as it was on first publication in 1886.
An exquisite new story to delight readers young and old, from a much-loved writer and illustrator. Deluxe slipcased collector's edition, featuring a beautifully illustrated hardback book and a stunning print by Judith Kerr. What do you do if you find an abandoned seal pup on a rock in the middle of the sea? Well, take it home with you to your flat, of course. At least that's what Mr Albert Cleghorn thought, though perhaps he hadn't considered all the complications... This is the story of what then happened to Mr Cleghorn and Charlie the seal in their determination to find a home for Charlie and, incidentally, happiness for them both. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, Mister Cleghorn's Seal is a classic in the making from the inimitable Judith Kerr.
A classic Ant and Bee book to treasure, that is perfect for children aged 3 and up. Designed for shared reading fun, this much-loved series will build reading confidence.
Over 100,000 copies of the Ant and Bee series already sold!
The Zoo Man and Kind Dog have invited Ant and Bee to the Zoo Games! Can you help them tell the time so that they’re not late for any of the games?
Ant and Bee teach children to read via word recognition and encourage story sharing with siblings and parents. Grown-ups read the black words, but the shorter, simpler red words are for young children to call out. Parents and grandparents who grew up with Ant and Bee will love sharing this nostalgic experience from the same era as Ladybird Read it yourself.
First published in 1950, Ant and Bee were in print for over 40 years. Ant and Bee is a classic brand, and the delightful and much-loved characters are instantly recognisable to thousands of diehard fans today.
A dramatic adaptation of the much-loved classic by Charlotte Bronte, with atmospheric illustrations by Alan Marks. It is the compelling story of Jane Eyre and the mysterious Mr. Rochester, sensitively retold for younger readers. It is part of Usborne's popular "Young Reading" series, developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, Principal Lecturer at the University of Roehampton. This book is in "Series Three", for confident readers.
Hierdie wonderlike boek met 13 tydlose verhale, pragtige illustrasies en onvergeetlike karakters stel kinders bekend aan die betowerende wêreld van Christian Andersen.
Hierdie wonderlike boek met 15 tydlose verhale, pragtige illustrasies en onvergeetlike karakters stel kinders bekend aan die betowerende wêreld van die Broers Grimm.
From the timeless tale by Charles Dickens. Pip is taken to meet the eccentric Miss Havisham, a recluse since her disastrous wedding day, and her beautiful adopted daughter Estella. Pip is soon dissatisfied with his humble background. Then he learns that he has `great expectations': one day, he will be rich. Who is the source of his fortune?
Hierdie wonderlike boek met pragtige illustrasies word kinders bekendgestel aan die klassieke fabels van La Fontaine, soos Die wesel en die koringskuur, Die wolf en die lam, Die duif en die mier, Die bye en die perdebye, Die leeu en die muis, Die donkie en die hond, Die swaeltjie en die voëls, Die haan, die kat en die muis, die takbok by die fontein, Die vos en die bok, Die paddas wat 'n koning wou hê, en vele meer!
A lively retelling of the classic fairy tale using simple language, speech bubbles and engaging illustrations to help children learn to read. Follow brave Belle as she travels to the Beast's enchanted castle where nothing is as it seems, and discover if she can free the Beast from a terrible spell.
A stunningly beautiful clothbound hardback edition of one of the most
famous Gothic horror stories in the world.
Hierdie wonderlike boek wat 12 stories bevat met pragtige illustrasies en onvergeetlike karakters sal kinders bekendstel aan ’n skatkis van tydlose verhale.
Hierdie wonderlike boek wat 11 stories bevat met pragtige illustrasies en onvergeetlike karakters sal kinders bekendstel aan ’n skatkis van klassieke verhale.
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