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A collection of six timeless, classic stories: The Story of Heidi, Little Women, The Railway Children, Black Beauty, The Secret Garden and The Wizard of Oz.
A stunning new hardback edition of this timeless classic. This is the best loved of all the Chronicles of Narnia - the first one ever written, and the book everybody remembers reading as a child. "This is the land of Narnia," said the Faun, "where we are now. And you - you have come from the wild woods of the west!" "I - I got in through the wardrobe in the spare room," said Lucy. Lucy steps into the Professor's wardrobe - but steps out again into a snowy forest. She's stumbled upon the magical world of Narnia, a land of unicorns, centaurs, fauns... and the wicked White Witch, who terrorises all. Lucy soon realises that Narnia, and in particular Aslan, the great Lion, needs her help if the county's creatures are ever going to be free again...
HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. `Second to the right ... and then straight on till morning!' Desperate to hear bedtime stories, Peter Pan waits outside the nursery window of Wendy, John and Michael Darling. When Peter asks Wendy to fly with him to Neverland, the Darling children are whisked away to a world of adventure - of daring fairies, wondrous mermaids and The Lost Boys.But there is danger in Neverland too: the villainous Captain Hook is out for revenge and will stop at nothing to take it. Poignant and unforgettable, J. M. Barrie's classic tale is one of the greatest works of children's literature of the last century. Its imaginative scope, tender humour and vivid characters will enchant adults and children alike. Published in association with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.
Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas. It's all humbug to him. But will he change his ways after a series of ghostly visits one Christmas Eve? Oxford Children's Classics presents the greatest Christmas story ever told in this eye-catching new edition which not only contains the complete and unabridged text of A Christmas Carol but also features other Christmas stories written by Charles Dickens. In addition there are lots of bonus features within the book to help you get the most from the story and recommendations for other adventures readers might enjoy.
A funny picture book about Paddington, the beloved, classic bear from darkest Peru - soon to be a major movie star!
Paddington has never been to a carnival before, so Mr Gruber takes him down to the canal to join in the fun. Hoping to win a boat ride for two, the friends enter the Busy Bee Adventure Trail. Paddington soon discovers that he's very good at spotting things beginning with the letter B, but it seems that he's not the only one with his eye on the prize...
Classic tales by Laura Ingalls Wilder about life on the frontier and America's best-loved pioneer family. After all their travelling, from the Big Woods and the Prairie, the Ingalls family have found a place to settle - Plum Creek. Now Mary and Laura can go to school as there's a town close by. But how will they settle in such a busy place after the wild lands in which they've grown up? The timeless stories that inspired a TV series can now be read by a new generation of children. Readers who loved Anne of Green Gables, Little Women, and Heidi will be swept up by this timeless rural coming of age saga. Perfect escapism for readers aged 8+. Beautifully illustrated by Garth Williams. Have you collected all the Little House books? Little House in the Big Woods Little House on the Prairie On the Banks of Plum Creek By the Shores of Silver Lake The Long Winter Little Town on the Prairie These Happy Golden Years Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in Wisconsin in 1867. She recorded her adventurous nomadic childhood with her pioneer family in a collection of books that have become beloved classics of American literature. The Little House on the Prairie television series ran for 9 seasons from 1974-1983.
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.' When his beloved owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty leaves his life as a young, carefree colt and embarks on a working life of misery, pulling cabs in London. As he passes through the hands of a number of different masters, he faces cruelty and hardship, as well as compassion and kindness, as he struggles to survive. Through her poignant but heart-warming tale, Anna Sewell highlights the plight of the working animal. First published in 1877, this story of a horse whose spirit cannot be broken has become an enduring and popular children's classic.
Pride & Prejudice & Math is the first in the Classic Concepts board books series that teaches STEAM skills through characters and stories from classic literature. Join the cast of Jane Austen's timeless novel as your little one learns basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, geometry, and spatial recognition.
A beautiful hardback edition of The Horse and His Boy, book three in the classic series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with cover and colour interior art by the original illustrator, Pauline Baynes. The Horse and his Boy is a stirring and dramatic fantasy story that finds a young boy named Shasta on the run from his homeland with the talking horse, Bree. When the pair discover a deadly plot by the Calormen people to conquer the land of Narnia, the race is on to warn the inhabitants of the impending danger and to rescue them all from certain death.
Sold into slavery by his greedy uncle, David Balfour's only hope of escape is by siding with the outlaw Alan Breck. Follow his daring adventure in this action-packed retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson's famous adventure, specially written for readers ready to tackle longer stories on their own.
This beautifully illustrated collection contains all of Charles Dickens' novels retold for young readers, including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. There are notes on the characters and quotations from the original text, plus links to websites to find out more about Charles Dickens' life and times.
Victor Hugo's epic classic, set in 19th century France, retold in just 64 pages. First published in 1862, Les Miserables is one of the most famous books in the world thanks in part to various film and musical adaptations. This simple but dramatic retelling, with engaging illustrations, makes the novel accessible for readers young and old.
The brave little Manxmouse is on a special journey. But can he survive fearsome foxes, terrified elephants and cats big and small to reach his destination? The Manxmouse is one-of-a-kind. He's the strangest little mouse you'll ever see, with bright blue fur, huge rabbit ears and a distinct lack of tail. But Manxmouse doesn't mind being different. He knows that destiny awaits him, and so Manxmouse sets out on an exciting adventure. He meets tigers and hawks and dastardly pet-shop owners, but there's someone he dreads and desires to meet more than anyone else. The someone who has been waiting for him all along... the Manx Cat.
The enchanting classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. Mary Lennox feels forlorn and lonely in her uncle's gloomy house on the moors. But behind an old ivy-covered wall is a garden, waiting to be discovered.Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
The icy Snow Queen has stolen Kay; can Gerda save him? An evil mirror splinters into a million pieces, piercing Kay through the heart and turning it into ice. The Snow Queen steals him away, but his friend Gerda embarks on a mission to bring him back. Meet the fierce robber girl, brave talking crows, snowflake guards and more in this magical wintry tale of adventure.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous Sherlock Holmes adventure is vividly brought to life in this full colour comic strip adaptation. The faithful, dynamic retelling is accompanied by Andrea da Rold's superbly detailed illustrations which recreate the world of bustling Victorian London and the eerie Devonshire moors.
Isn't it funny How a bear likes honey? Buzz! Buzz! Buzz! I wonder why he does? The perfect introduction to Winnie-the-Pooh! Winnie-the-Pooh goes out for a walk and encounters the "wrong sort of bees" in this, the first Winnie-the-Pooh story by A. A. Milne. 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: Pooh Goes Visiting The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years.
Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. Matilda's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress Miss Trunchbull? Well, she's the worst of all. She is a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey. As for Matilda, she's an extraordinary little girl with a magical mind - and now she's had enough. So all these grown-ups had better watch out, because Matilda is going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget."A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams Now you can listen to MATILDA and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.
53 classic stories-Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, The Fisherman and his Wife, Snow White, Tom Thumb, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and so much more-lavishly illustrated with original 19th century drawings by Walter Crane. 114 illustrations.
A delightful rhyming tale about courage, compassion and a stylish little mouse, from acclaimed fashion illustrator Megan Hess.
Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris follows an adorable mouse who dreams of moving to Paris to follow her fashion dreams. One day, she bravely takes the leap--only to fi nd a mean little girl with a horrible-looking cat standing in the way of her perfect Parisian apartment! Can Claris use all her wit, warmth and--of course--style to make her dreams come true?
Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris is the first picture book in a dazzling new series for lovers of Eloise and Olivia. Destined to delight fashion-obsessed readers of all ages!
"I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then." The sequel to Lewis Carroll's beloved ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND sees Alice return to the fantastical world where chaos is king (or should that be queen?). The White Rabbit, Caterpillar, Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts all make their own contribution to Alice's second - and possibly most important - journey: her journey into womanhood. Touching on themes of loneliness, growing up and the fleeting nature of life, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS is essential reading for every young person.
It only takes a little to BE BIG
Meet Clifford and Emily Elizabeth in the original Clifford book Clifford is big. Clifford is red. But most of all, Clifford knows how to BE A GOOD FRIEND.
The BE BIG campaign invites everyone, big and small, to take action and raise awareness for how CLIFFORD'S BIG IDEAS can make the world a better place.
Clifford's Big Ideas are:
Be a Good Friend * Share * Be Kind * Help Others * Be Truthful * Have Respect * Be Responsible * Play Fair * Work Together * Believe in Yourself
Fall in love with Elizabeth and Mr Darcy . . . It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice is the greatest love story ever written in the English language. When Elizabeth meets Mr Darcy she finds him arrogant and aloof. He in turn is determined not to be impressed by her beauty and wit. But will they realize that first impressions are not always to be trusted? Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of Pride and Prejudice but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with an amazing assortment of recommendations and activities.
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