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From the bestselling author of THE GIRL OF INK & STARS comes a paperback edition of this gorgeous wintry folk tale for young and old alike - an exciting adventure to the frozen north, perfect for fans of Philip Pullman. 'This gorgeous story of bravery, sisterhood, goodbyes and beginnings is a must for everyone.' JESSIE BURTON 'The Way Past Winter is a masterclass in exquisite storytelling.' CATHERINE DOYLE 'Gorgeous, heartfelt and incredibly exciting. Her best yet, and that's saying something.' ROBIN STEVENS Mila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow. One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men. But by the next morning, they've gone - taking Oskar with them. Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar back - even it means going north, crossing frozen wild-lands to find a way past an eternal winter.
The eerie Amicus Arcane has returned to share more spooky stories from beyond the grave. His frightening fictions begin when three mysterious crates are delivered to the Haunted Mansion. But beware the unearthly artefacts that lie beneath the lids: a petrified piano, a macabre mummy and a demonic door are waiting for you inside. Do you dare return to the Happiest Haunt on Earth for more terrifying Tales from the Haunted Mansion?
With fun by the bag-load, if you love Wonky Donkey, Unicorn and the Rainbow Poop or I Need a New Bum, then you will love this book too! Bestselling author Emma Adams and smash-hit illustrator Mike Byrne join forces for the very first time - and the results are hilarious! In the bathroom this morning, I looked in the loo, and guess what I saw - yes that's right, it's a poo! I couldn't believe it, I called for my mum, "There's a gift in our toilet that's made by a bum!" When a little boy finds a poo in his family loo, he starts imagining who might have left it there. Was it ... a dragon? A unicorn? A dinosaur?! With every idea more exciting than the next, he can't wait to find the culprit. But who could it be? The perfect book for all children who love to laugh.
Once upon a time, Jack climbed a giant beanstalk and found his fortune... Peep through the pages to follow Jack's adventures in this magical book, with delicate cutaway scenes, flaps to lift and stunning illustrations from Davide Ortu. A beautiful way to introduce children to the classic fairytale.
Ontdek die wyse lewenslesse wat esopus en Jean de la Fontaine se dierefabels ons leer. Die kleurvolle en humoristiese illustrasies prikkel kinders se verbeelding en behou hulle aandag.
Enjoy a Disney story every day of the year with this collection of 365 stories featuring all your favourite characters from the world's most famous animation studio
A brand new full-colour short story from Blyton's magical Wishing-Chair series - the perfect companion to the successful Magic Faraway Tree Adventure series and perfect for readers of 5+ When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a chair that can fly and grant wishes! And on a stiflingly hot summer day in the playroom, what better adventure to have than to fly high above the mountains and seaside in search of the Land of Goodness Knows Where! 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.
From the English children's classic by Kenneth Grahame. One day, Mole discovers the enchanting world of the river. He makes new friends: generous Water Rat, kindly Badger - and Toad, whose love of fast cars soon causes mayhem. With fun activities after the story, and online audio in both British English and American English.
"I'm so fast!" boasts Hare. "Humph!" says Tortoise, in a grump. "Hare, I challenge you to a race!" But who will win? Find out in this lively retelling of the classic Aesop's Fable, specially written for children who are just learning to read, with charming illustrations by John Joven throughout.
In this delightful tale, the Little Red Hen finds some grains of wheat, but her three best friends are too lazy to help her plant them. She works hard growing the wheat and grinding it into flour. Only when she bakes a delicious loaf of bread do they want to help her eat it!
The Young Reading series is designed to encourage independent reading and covers a range of subject matter, including the retelling of children's classics, fairytales and a wide variety of narrative non-fiction. Ages 5+.
An illustrated collection of fifteen tales from the brothers Grimm, retold for younger readers. Stories include Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Tom Thumb and The Frog Prince as well as a short biography of the brothers themselves.
Lion is big and brave and strong. Mouse is very small and very scared - especially when he wakes the sleeping lion. "Spare my life today," says Mouse, "and one day I'll save yours." Lion laughs so much he lets little Mouse go. But then Lion is caught in a hunter's trap. Can little Mouse fulfill his promise?
From Alice Hemming, the bestselling author of The Midnight Unicorn, comes an exciting unicorn fairytale. In the faraway kingdom of Elithia, a powerful king holds the throne, with ten Royal Knights under his trusted command. Fearsome warriors and talented fighters, the knights are led by Samara, the most exceptional of them all. Samara's brother, Hero, also works for the king, and his role as the king's advisor gives him a privilege unrivalled by most. So when he falls ill, the king sends for the wisest healers in the kingdoms. Many healers answer his call, but none are able to discover the reason for Hero's failing health. In desperation, Samara seeks out a wizard called Ardis who practices dark magic. Ardis promises Samara the chance to save her brother's life, but the cost is her soul. When Samara refuses, Ardis curses her in rage. Weaving his magic, he forces Samara to take the form of a unicorn and Samara becomes an outcast-and a legend: the Cursed Unicorn becomes well-known in the surrounding kingdoms, though where the unicorn came from nobody could say. Will Samara remain a unicorn forever, or will she break the magic that traps her? Her story started once upon a time, but who knows how it will end...
Snuggle up with Poppy and Sam, and enjoy these ten gentle tales of their adventures on Apple Tree Farm. Stories include a runaway tractor, a journey on an old steam train, a camping trip and lots more. Each story features charming illustrations by Stephen Cartwright, and there's a Little Yellow Duck to spot in every picture too.
Jan hou baie van boomklim, maar hy mag nie in die nuwe boontjierank in hulle tuin opklim nie. Sal hy die versoeking kan weerstaan wanneer die boontjieranke hoog in die lug op groei? Met hierdie oorspronklike sprokie oor Jan kan kinders van eerlikheid leer. Die boek bevat ook besprekingspunte en ’n aktiwiteit om saam met kinders te doen.
Klaas Vakie is die koddige mannetjie wat elke aand slaapsand in al die kinders se ogies strooi sodat hulle aan die slaap kan raak. Mevrou Muis se muiskinders is geen uitsondering nie. Maar toe sy vir Klaas Vakie weer ’n keer moet ontbied om die kinders aan die slaap te maak, begin sy wonder of daar nie miskien fout is met die slaapsand nie.
Het jy al ooit gewonder wat sal gebeur as Klaas Vakie se sand nie werk nie? Kom lees saam oor die raaisel van die muiskinders wat nie aan die slaap kan bly nie en die plan wat Klaas Vakie maak om die dag – of altans die nag – te red.
The tale of the legendary golden flower is widely known. The story has been told many times and in many ways. But always the flower is coveted by an old witch to keep herself young and beautiful. And always the flower is used to save a dying queen, who then gives birth to a princess with magical hair.
Not willing to lose the flower, the old witch steals the princess and locks her away in a high tower, raising her as her own. But the princess always finds out who she truly is and manages to defeat the old witch.
And yet this is only half the story. So what of the old witch, Mother Gothel? Where does she come from? And how does she come across the magical golden flower? Here is one account that recounts a version of the story that has remained untold for centuries . . . until now. It is a tale of mothers and daughters, of youth and dark magic. It is a tale of the old witch.
A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the curs. Beautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker. Dynamic artwork by Matteo Pincelli brings to life the exciting, strange and sometimes dangerous world of the Norse gods.
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