0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Browse All departments
Price
  • R0 - R50 (25)
  • R50 - R100 (1,026)
  • R100 - R250 (8,455)
  • R250 - R500 (6,118)
  • R500+ (1,283)
  • -
Status
Format
Author / Contributor
Publisher

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

Stories of Monsters (Book, New edition): Stories of Monsters (Book, New edition)
R166 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R43 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Three original stories with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading on their own. Includes stories about scary monsters living under the bed, close encounters with rampaging ice beasts and escaping slimy swamp creatures. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. The audio CD includes a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.

Aesop's Funky Fables (Paperback, New Ed): Unknown Aesop's Funky Fables (Paperback, New Ed)
Unknown; Illustrated by Korky Paul; Retold by Vivian French 2
R198 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R52 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A re-telling of Aesop's classic moral tales - some well-known and some almost unknown. Rap your way through these wacky new versions of Aesop's classic fables, supported by vibrant subversive illustations.

The Story of Heidi (Hardcover, Gift ed): Mary Sebag-Montefiore The Story of Heidi (Hardcover, Gift ed)
Mary Sebag-Montefiore
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Johanna Spyri's Heidi is beautifully retold, following the exploits of the orphaned girl sent to live in the Alps with her grumpy grandfather. Part of Series 2 of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, specially written for readers growing in confidence, with clear, engaging text and stunning original illustrations. Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.

Grimms' Fairy Tales (Paperback, Re-issue): George Cruikshank Grimms' Fairy Tales (Paperback, Re-issue)
George Cruikshank; Jacob Grimm, Grimm Brothers, Wilhelm Grimm
R150 R126 Discovery Miles 1 260 Save R24 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

From the land of fantastical castles, vast lakes and deep forests, the Brothers Grimm collected a treasury of enchanting folk and fairy stories full of giants and dwarfs, witches and princesses, magical beasts and cunning children. From classics such as 'The Frog-Prince' and 'Hansel and Grettel' to the delights of 'Ashputtel' or 'Old Sultan', all hold a timeless magic which has enthralled children for centuries.

Thai Children's Favorite Stories - Fables, Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales (Hardcover): Marian D. Toth, Patcharee Meesukhon Thai Children's Favorite Stories - Fables, Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales (Hardcover)
Marian D. Toth, Patcharee Meesukhon
R297 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R77 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In captivating text and illustrations, this beautiful multicultural children's book presents a collection of cherished fables, myths, legends and fairy tales from Thailand that have been passed down through generations of Thai families. The nine charming stories feature clever princesses, warring gods and goddesses, foolish kings, and wily tigers, against a backdrop of traditional Thai village life. They deal with the universal values that parents everywhere want to teach their children, such as good versus evil, right versus wrong, and wisdom versus foolishness. Stories include How The Thai Learned to Be Calm, when a small village argument escalates into a terrible war; Princess Golden Flower and the Vulture King, in which a brave princess saves herself from an evil king; and The Gold Harvest in which a wise father-in-law tricks his lazy son-in-law into working hard for his family. Curated and narrated by Marion D. Toth and illustrated by Thai artist Patcharee Meesukhon, this collection will provide children with an insight into the traditional Thai culture, and the values and lifestyle of its people. This book will be enjoyed by children ages six to ten, as well as by their parents. Other Thai stories in this book include: How the Bay of Bangkok Came to Be; Sri of Thailand; There Is No Such Thing As a Secret; Why the Tiger Is Striped; The Footprint of the Buddha.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (Paperback): Roald Dahl Fantastic Mr. Fox (Paperback)
Roald Dahl; Illustrated by Quentin Blake
R150 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R29 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox
Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief--it's Fantastic Mr. Fox Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox--Mr. Fox would rather die than surrender. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now.

Fairy Tales of The Brothers Grimm - Twenty classic stories including Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Snow White, and The Golden... Fairy Tales of The Brothers Grimm - Twenty classic stories including Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Snow White, and The Golden Goose (Hardcover)
Neil Philip; Illustrated by Isabelle Brent
R237 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R42 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The world of fairy tales is one that we all love to enter. Many of these stories had been told for centuries, delighting children and adults alike with their mixture of magic, mystery, and truths older even than the stories themselves. Here twenty best-loved tales by the famous German storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, are retold for the enjoyment of children today. As well as many old favourites, other tales of magic and enchantment are included, such as The Musicians Bremen, Hans the Hedgehog, and Clever Elsie. Neil Philip's retelling tries to capture some of the immediacy and sparkle of the living storyteller's voice. The language is fresh and direct, and the pace is lively. Isabelle Brent's detailed illustrations decorate the pages beautifully.

The Reluctant Dragon (Hardcover): Katie Daynes The Reluctant Dragon (Hardcover)
Katie Daynes
R142 R107 Discovery Miles 1 070 Save R35 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When a young boy meets a dragon who doesn't believe in violence he has to defend his new friend from the slash-happy St. George the dragonslayer. This book is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It offers a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.

Sea Witch (Paperback): Sarah Henning Sea Witch (Paperback)
Sarah Henning
R243 R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Save R78 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Vicar's Chickens - Tales of Ramion (Hardcover): Frank Hinks The Vicar's Chickens - Tales of Ramion (Hardcover)
Frank Hinks
R307 R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Save R86 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Quentin Blake's a Christmas Carol (Hardcover, 2017 Edition): Quentin Blake Quentin Blake's a Christmas Carol (Hardcover, 2017 Edition)
Quentin Blake; Charles Dickens 1
R377 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R65 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Quentin Blake turns his brilliant artistic talents to Dickens' much-loved Christmas story. A beautiful luxury edition of Dickens's timeless Christmas classic. A Christmas Carol is the book that defines the Christmas spirit. Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean-spirited miser, is visited by three ghosts one Christmas Eve. The ghosts show Scrooge the true value of Christmas: charity, good humour and love for his fellow man. Quentin Blake's colourful illustrations guide the reader through Scrooge's lively journey to find the meaning of Christmas. This unabridged edition contains a foreword by the illustrator and is the ultimate Christmas gift book.

The Elves And The Shoemaker (Hardcover): The Elves And The Shoemaker (Hardcover)
2
R139 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R38 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Elves and the Shoemaker is part of the enduringly popular Well-loved Tales fairy tales series from Ladybird. Even today, Well-loved Tales are still beloved by adults and children alike. First published in 1965, this beautiful book has been specially re-released to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ladybird Books in 2015. Complete with stunning dust jacket, this limited edition facsimile copy of the original book by Vera Southgate has all the beautiful, memorable pictures that people remember, now available for a new generation to fall in love with.

The Three Little Pigs (Paperback, UK ed.): Mara Alperin The Three Little Pigs (Paperback, UK ed.)
Mara Alperin; Illustrated by Ag Jatkowska 1
R166 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R28 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Three little pigs set off to build new homes for themselves. But someone big and bad soon comes looking for a tasty piggy snack . . . Can the pigs outwit the wicked wolf? My First Fairytales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, these simple re-tellings of classic fairy tales make a perfect read for young and old alike!

Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Little Pigs - A Make & Play Production (Hardcover): Christopher L. Harbo Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Little Pigs - A Make & Play Production (Hardcover)
Christopher L. Harbo
R305 R240 Discovery Miles 2 400 Save R65 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Hear ye! Hear ye! Sock Puppet Theatre presents "The Three Little Pigs"! Now it's a snap to make simple, adorable puppets, key props and the perfect stage for bringing this classic fairy tale to life. But that's not all! As an added bonus, this book also includes a fun starter script, helpful acting and performance tips and clever suggestions for making your play truly unique. With Sock Puppet Theatre, you hold in your hands everything needed to get your puppeteer career started on the right foot!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (new) (Hardcover): Russell Punter Goldilocks and the Three Bears (new) (Hardcover)
Russell Punter; Illustrated by Lorena Alvarez
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

When Goldilocks stumbles on an empty cottage in the woods, she sits down to eat breakfast. But none of the three bowls of porridge on the table is quite right...This simple, easy-to-read version of the classic fairy tale is part of the Usborne Reading Programme, comprising over 300 books for children who are learning to read.

Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales - Stories from Navajo Country (Paperback): Jim Kristofic Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales - Stories from Navajo Country (Paperback)
Jim Kristofic; Illustrated by Nolan Karras James
R372 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R75 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

When Kameron moves to his grandma's sheep camp on the Navajo Reservation, he leaves behind his cell phone reception and his friends. The young boy's world becomes even stranger when Kameron takes the sheep out to the local windmill and meets an old storyteller. As the seasons turn, the old man weaves eight tales that teach the deeper story of the Dine country and the Dine people.

Japanese and English Nursery Rhymes (Hardcover): Danielle Wright, Helen Acraman Japanese and English Nursery Rhymes (Hardcover)
Danielle Wright, Helen Acraman
R247 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R63 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

**Creative Child Magazine Media of the Year Award Winner** Fifteen rhymes, one per spread, celebrate the changing seasons, flora and fauna, and idyllic rural life, providing an enchanting window into a culture that cherishes its close relationship with nature... This collection holds appeal for anyone interested in the country and would be a wonderful addition to an international-themed story time. School Library Journal. This delightful collection of beloved Japanese nursery rhymes, Japanese and English Nursery Rhymes is the perfect introduction to Japanese language and culture for young readers ages 4 to 8. This beautifully illustrated bilingual children's book features songs and rhymes in both English and Japanese. An audio CD is included and contains recordings of all the rhymes by native Japanese speakers. It's impossible not to sing along! The popular Japanese songs and rhymes include: My Hometown Bubbles The Rabbit Dance The Cradle Lullaby And many more! Did You Know notes about Japanese culture are included throughout the book, with an introduction to Japanese for parents, teachers, and librarians at the back.

The Fabulous Story Of Fashion (Hardcover, Gift Ed.): Katie Daynes The Fabulous Story Of Fashion (Hardcover, Gift Ed.)
Katie Daynes
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

A fantastic new gift edition in the "Usborne Young Reading" series, this is a title to treasure, published in foiled hardback with a ribbon marker. This entertaining title tells the fascinating story of fashion - from cavemen's coats to the catwalk couture of the modern age. Beautifully and vividly illustrated, this book is full of fabulous fashion detail, bringing the costumes alive through every fold, sequin and pearl. "Usborne's Young Reading" series was developed in conjunction with experts from the University of Surrey and is designed to encourage independent reading. Each title has clear, engaging text and is accompanied by original illustrations.

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set - Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising (Multiple copy pack): Leigh Bardugo The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set - Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, Ruin and Rising (Multiple copy pack)
Leigh Bardugo
R736 R483 Discovery Miles 4 830 Save R253 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Father Christmas and Me (Hardcover): Matt Haig Father Christmas and Me (Hardcover)
Matt Haig; Illustrated by Chris Mould 1
R307 R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Save R105 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGIN

It isn't always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parents are the newly married Father Christmas and Mary Christmas.

For one thing, Elf School can be annoying when you have to sing Christmas songs everyday - even in July - and when you fail all your toy-making tests. Also it can get very, very cold.

But when the jealous Easter Bunny and his rabbit army launch an attack to stop Christmas, it's up to Amelia, her new family and the elves to keep Christmas alive. Before it's too late . . .

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover): Lewis Carroll Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover)
Lewis Carroll
R659 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R313 (47%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The complete and unabridged text of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland accompanied by Anna Bond's signature, whimsical style illustrations in full colour throughout.

Quidditch Through the Ages (Hardcover): Kennilworthy Whisp Quidditch Through the Ages (Hardcover)
Kennilworthy Whisp 1
R258 R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Save R46 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Clever Rabbit And Wolves (Hardcover): Susanna Davidson Clever Rabbit And Wolves (Hardcover)
Susanna Davidson
R141 R105 Discovery Miles 1 050 Save R36 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. The Clever Rabbit is eating happily in the woods when he has to save a lost sheep from being eaten by a hungry wolf. But will the rabbit's brains outmatch the wolf's brawn?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.

Greek Myths (Paperback): Ann Turnbull Greek Myths (Paperback)
Ann Turnbull; Illustrated by Sarah Young
R335 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R55 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A beautifully written and illustrated collection of Greek myths containing seventeen famous tales full of love, loss, greed, envy and bravery. Beautifully written by Ann Turnbull and illustrated by Sarah Young, this collection of seventeen Greek myths is truly something to treasure. The timeless stories of Theseus and the Minotaur, Persephone, King Midas, Ariadne, Orpheus and Eurydice, and Echo and Narcissus are told with great freshness and there is a good balance between the gentler myths and the ones packed with battles and monsters. A wonderful collection and a wonderful introduction to the fascinating world of Greek mythology, brought to life by one of our finest writers and an exciting new illustrator.

The Edge Chronicles 2: The Winter Knights - Second Book of Quint (Paperback): Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell The Edge Chronicles 2: The Winter Knights - Second Book of Quint (Paperback)
Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell 1
R170 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R26 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Quint Verginix has enrolled as a squire in the Knight's Academy. After his training, he will be able to pilot stormchaser sky-ships into the heart of Great Storms, and retrieve the solidified lightning - stormphrax - to weigh down the floating rock on which Sanctaphrax is built. But as a freezing winter takes hold, and the city strains to break free of its tether, ancient feuds threaten to tear its people apart. On his own, Quint can do nothing to help avert the impending doom. But with the help of a band of loyal friends he might just be able to avert disaster. The Winter Knights is the second book of the Quint Saga - first trilogy in The Edge Chronicles, the internationally best-selling fantasy series, which has featured on the UK and the New York Times best-seller lists and sold more than 3 million copies. There are now 13 titles and four trilogies in the series, but each book is a stand-alone adventure, so you can read The Edge Chronicles in any order you choose.

Free Delivery
Pinterest Twitter Facebook Google+
You may like...
The Julia Donaldson Collection
Julia Donaldson CD R699 R399 Discovery Miles 3 990
Is jy bang in die bos, Pappa Wolf?
Jan De Kinder Hardcover R143 Discovery Miles 1 430
Disney Frozen 2 The Magical Guide
Dk Hardcover  (1)
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690
The Sleeper and the Spindle
Neil Gaiman Paperback  (1)
R209 R157 Discovery Miles 1 570
Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp (HB)(NE)
Philip Pullman Hardcover  (1)
R311 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250
The Blacksmith and the Dragonfly
Riana Louw, Charles Siboto Paperback R160 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200
The Little Red Hen
Fiona Patchett Hardcover  (1)
R105 R83 Discovery Miles 830
The Chronicles Of Narnia
C. S. Lewis Paperback R599 R329 Discovery Miles 3 290
The Lion and the Mouse
Susanna Davidson Hardcover  (1)
R105 R83 Discovery Miles 830
Anna & Elsa #3: A Warm Welcome
Erica David Hardcover R197 R162 Discovery Miles 1 620

 

Partners