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Books > Children's Fiction & Fun > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables, Magical Tales & Traditional Stories

Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain - A Chinese Tale (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Margaret Bateson-Hill Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain - A Chinese Tale (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Margaret Bateson-Hill; Edited by Anna McQuinn; Illustrated by Francesca Pelizzoli; Translated by Manyee Wan
R286 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R80 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Three Little Pigs (Hardcover): Susanna Davidson The Three Little Pigs (Hardcover)
Susanna Davidson
R142 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R41 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

There are four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read by themselves. These are collectable editions with hardback bindings and ribbon markers to help foster pride of ownership of a "proper" book. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly, a reading expert from Roehampton University. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations. They are also lovely for reading aloud to a younger child.

Grimm's Fairy Tales (Paperback, New edition): Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm Grimm's Fairy Tales (Paperback, New edition)
Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm; Selected by Lucy Crane; Translated by Lucy Crane; Illustrated by Walter Crane
R66 R54 Discovery Miles 540 Save R12 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Brothers Grimm rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. This selection of their folk tales was made and translated by Lucy Crane, and includes firm favourites such as Rapunzel, The Goose Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White. It is illustrated throughout by Walter Crane's charming line drawings.

The Ant and the Grasshopper (Hardcover): Katie Daynes The Ant and the Grasshopper (Hardcover)
Katie Daynes
R105 R83 Discovery Miles 830 Save R22 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. It is a thoughtful retelling of Aesop's fable. It's the middle of summer and while the grasshopper is enjoying himself, the ant is busy preparing for winter and when winter arrives both the ant and the grasshopper learn something about the merits of hard work. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey, a reading specialist. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.

Egyptian Myths (Hardcover): Eric Braun Egyptian Myths (Hardcover)
Eric Braun
R301 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R71 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Make the mythology of Ancient Egypt come to life for young readers through engaging stories and dramatic photos and illustrations. Discover the gods and goddesses behind the myths and the powers they used to control and change the world. There's Ra, the sun god who created the world, and Osiris, the god of the dead and ruler of the underworld, plus many more. Sidebars, facts and infographics help uncover how these myths influenced the culture and daily life of Ancient Egypt.

The Land of Stories Set (Paperback): Chris Colfer The Land of Stories Set (Paperback)
Chris Colfer
R1,151 R901 Discovery Miles 9 010 Save R250 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Beauty and the Beast (Paperback): Rene Cloke Beauty and the Beast (Paperback)
Rene Cloke; Created by Laughing Elephant
R188 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R36 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
For Sure! For Sure! (Hardcover, Illustrated Ed): Hans Christian Anderson For Sure! For Sure! (Hardcover, Illustrated Ed)
Hans Christian Anderson; Illustrated by Stefan Czernecki
R246 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R52 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Children of Aramar (Paperback): Jos Children of Aramar (Paperback)
Jos
R189 R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Save R36 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

By fire and rock, they will not admit defeat! Through rock and fire, they will fight to the end! In order to demonstrate their abilities, Ludna and his friends must complete one final test: a trek along the Rock Road! But, as their journey begins, they encounter The Children of Aramar who have their eyes set on stealing some valuable relics. Can Ludna and his intrepid group of friends protect their people? Find out in this original graphic novel! This fun tale is perfect for younger readers, with an art style full of vibrant color and a story that promotes the ideas of friendship and selfesteem.

The Elves and the Shoemaker: Ladybird First Favourite Tales (Hardcover): Ladybird, Lorna Read The Elves and the Shoemaker: Ladybird First Favourite Tales (Hardcover)
Ladybird, Lorna Read; Illustrated by Jan Lewis 1
R121 R85 Discovery Miles 850 Save R36 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Based on the classic story The Elves and the Shoemaker, this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Meet the poor and hungry shoemaker who wakes up one morning to find that his shoes have been magically made for him! Part of the Ladybird First Favourite Tales series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this hardback book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.

Storytime Classics: The Three Little Pigs (Paperback, New Edtion): Saviour Pirotta Storytime Classics: The Three Little Pigs (Paperback, New Edtion)
Saviour Pirotta; Illustrated by Olivia Beckman 1
R161 R131 Discovery Miles 1 310 Save R30 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This beautiful new edition, simply told for young readers, breathes new life into the classic tale of the three little pigs and the big bad wolf that is part of every childhood. Three little pigs built themselves three little homes - one with straw, one with sticks and one with bricks. Can you guess which one will keep them safe when the hungry wolf comes knocking at the door? A funny story of cunning and comeuppance that has delighted children for generations is given a new lease of life in this stunning new edition, brilliantly illustrated in a fun modern style for a new generation to enjoy. This book is part of the much-loved Storytime Classics series which offers collectible, child-friendly format editions of classic stories to make the perfect home library for children everywhere.

King Donkey Ears (Hardcover): Lesley Sims King Donkey Ears (Hardcover)
Lesley Sims
R140 R99 Discovery Miles 990 Save R41 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, aimed at children who are beginning to read. The King has a secret. He has donkey's ears! But when he tells the barber his secret, it surely can't be a secret for long. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.

Storytime Classics: Cinderella (Paperback): Amanda Askew Storytime Classics: Cinderella (Paperback)
Amanda Askew; Illustrated by Davide Ortu 1
R161 R131 Discovery Miles 1 310 Save R30 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This beautiful new edition, simply told for young readers, breathes new life into the classic tale of Cinderella and her magical journey from pauper to princess. Cinderella is kind and sweet and everything her mean step sisters are not. One day an invitation from the palace arrives inviting every young lady to a magnificent ball. Everyone, except Cinderella. Her step sisters simply won't allow it. Will Cinderella find a way to go to the ball? Fairy tales have been handed down through generations, and today Cinderella is still one of the most popular tales for young children. This stunning new edition is brilliantly illustrated in a fun modern style for a new generation to enjoy, telling the story simply and compellingly for today's youngest readers. This book is part of the much-loved Storytime Classics series which offers collectible, child-friendly format editions of classic stories to make the perfect home library for children everywhere.

The Snow Queen (Paperback): Susanna Davidson The Snow Queen (Paperback)
Susanna Davidson; Illustrated by Elena Selivanova
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days
Time Jumpers (Hardcover): Brandon Mull Time Jumpers (Hardcover)
Brandon Mull
R378 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R70 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Odysseus' Journey (Hardcover, New edition): Philippos Mandilaras Odysseus' Journey (Hardcover, New edition)
Philippos Mandilaras; Illustrated by Natalia Kapatsoulia
R256 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R75 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Odysseus' famous adventures during his journey back home make up a timeless story, told for thousands of years.Spark young children's interest in the timeless Greek mythology with this picturebook packed with legends, adventure and humour, that turns reading into pure fun!

The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar (Hardcover): Russell Punter The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar (Hardcover)
Russell Punter
R142 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R41 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

There are four new titles in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read by themselves. These are collectable editions with hardback bindings and ribbon markers to help foster pride of ownership of a "proper" book. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly, a reading expert from Roehampton University. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations. They are also lovely for reading aloud to a younger child.

Between Worlds - Folktales of Britain & Ireland (Hardcover): Kevin Crossley-Holland Between Worlds - Folktales of Britain & Ireland (Hardcover)
Kevin Crossley-Holland; Illustrated by Frances Castle 1
R357 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R72 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The definitive collection of British and Irish folktales from master storyteller and poet Kevin Crossley-Holland.

Rich and strange, these eerie and magical folktales from across Britain and Ireland have been passed down from generation to generation, and are gathered together in a definitive new collection from the master storyteller and winner of the Carnegie Medal, Kevin Crossley-Holland. Dark and funny, lyrical and earthy, these fifty stories are part of an important and enduring historical tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Described by Neil Gaiman as the "master", Crossley-Holland's unforgettable retellings will capture the imagination of readers young and old alike.

Mystery Mansion (Hardcover, New edition): Phil Roxbee Cox Mystery Mansion (Hardcover, New edition)
Phil Roxbee Cox
R122 R88 Discovery Miles 880 Save R34 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

When the worst nightmares of the villagers of Nether Bogey seem to be coming true, Harry suspects that something is amiss. Could Mystery Mansion and the shadowy characters who live there have something to do with it? A chilling story from the Usborne Young Reading Programme, for children growing in reading confidence and ability.

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Hardcover, New edition): Katie Daynes Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Hardcover, New edition)
Katie Daynes
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

A classic folktale retold with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading alone. Ali Baba has discovered a cave full of treasure. It's a dream come true! But soon he has a nosy brother and forty thieves to deal with...Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

The Burglar's Breakfast (Hardcover, New edition): Felicity Everett The Burglar's Breakfast (Hardcover, New edition)
Felicity Everett
R142 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An amusing and original story with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading on their own. After a hard night's thieving, Alfie the burglar likes to go home to a tasty meal. But one day he returns to find his cupboards bare. Someone has burgled his breakfast! Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Squeak! (Hardcover): Laura McGee Kvasnosky Squeak! (Hardcover)
Laura McGee Kvasnosky
R353 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R65 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Who knew that one little noise could set off a whole cacophony? In this chain-reaction story, the animal world wakes up with a squeak! Early one morning, a gentle breeze tickles the ear of a small mouse, and he wakes up with a squeak! That squeak wakes up the some chipmunks, who rattle tree branches and knock pinecones into the river. Those pinecones wake the trout, who splash around and wake up an elk on the riverbank. And so goes the story of Squeak!, a chain-reaction story set in a beautiful, rolling landscape with animals who are all woken up one by one with the rising of the sun. With lush and vivid art, and plenty of fun animal noises on each page, this story is a perfect read-aloud to wake up to--or to read any time of day.

English Learners' Edition First Reading Series 3 - Danny the Dragon (Hardcover): Russell Punter English Learners' Edition First Reading Series 3 - Danny the Dragon (Hardcover)
Russell Punter 2
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Danny the dragon gets on well with the local villagers. He lights their fires, cooks their food and is liked by all. But when a traveling salesman arrives at the market offering magic fire sticks, it looks like Danny could soon be out of a job. This title is accompanied clear and compelling text accompanied by enchanting original illustrations by Peter Cottrill. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It is a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.

Aladdin & his Magical Lamp (Hardcover, New edition): Aladdin & his Magical Lamp (Hardcover, New edition)
R142 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Aimed at children aged 6 and over, mainly Key Stage 1, this series provides stories for youngsters which are illustrated in colour throughout. This book is about Aladdin.

The Tortoise and the Hare, Narrated by the Silly But Truthful Tortoise (Paperback): Nancy Loewen The Tortoise and the Hare, Narrated by the Silly But Truthful Tortoise (Paperback)
Nancy Loewen; Illustrated by Russ Cox
R138 R105 Discovery Miles 1 050 Save R33 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The tortoise may be slow, but he's killing it onstage, much to the hare's dismay. Get every punchline straight from the reptilian comedian's mouth in this fractured take on a classic Aesop's fable that subtly teaches, and encourages discussion of, the concept of perspective. Includes a condensed version of the original tale.

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