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Floristry - A Step-by-step Guide (Hardcover): Judith Blacklock, Lesley Young Floristry - A Step-by-step Guide (Hardcover)
Judith Blacklock, Lesley Young
R723 R570 Discovery Miles 5 700 Save R153 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The 'how to' manual for everyone interested in pursuing flowers as a career or wanting to know how to arrange flowers for their own special occasion. In step by step guides the reader is taken from the basics of wiring techniques through to more advanced floristry design work. In simple logical stages with the aid of colour photography, line drawings and expert tips, the reader will enjoy entering the fascinating world of the professional florist.

A Storyteller Book Aladdin (Paperback): Lesley Young A Storyteller Book Aladdin (Paperback)
Lesley Young; Illustrated by Govinder Nazran
R151 R122 Discovery Miles 1 220 Save R29 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This title retells the adventures of the young Aladdin, who, with the help of a genie from a magic lamp, outwits a wicked magician and wins the hand of a beautiful princess. It is a delightful new version of a traditional fairy tale, specially adapted by Lesley Young and carefully worded with lively text to appeal to all young readers. Every magical moment of this classic story is captured in bright, characterful illustrations by Govinder Nazran. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Aladdin is a young man from a poor family. When he is tricked by an evil magician who pretends to be his uncle, Aladdin ends up trapped in a cave full of treasure. Among the hoard is a golden lamp, and when the young man rubs the object, there is a flash, and a wisp of smoke that takes the form of a man. It is a genie, who has been waiting for a hundred years for someone to rub the lamp and release him. With the riches from the cave and the genie's magical powers, Aladdin and his mother are no longer poor. However, the evil wizard has other plans...

Red Riding Hood: A Storyteller Book (Paperback): Lesley Young Red Riding Hood: A Storyteller Book (Paperback)
Lesley Young; Illustrated by Jenny Williams
R151 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R28 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this charming storybook, the tale of Red Riding Hood and the crafty wolf is superbly retold for young readers. Children will be thrilled by the adventures of the helpful heroine as she travels through the woods to her grandmother's cottage, stalked by the hungry wolf. The sweet character of Red Riding Hood, the rustic beauty of the farm and forest, and the drama of the chase are all brilliantly captured in fresh and appealing illustrations by Jenny Williams. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Red Riding Hood sets off into the woods one day to take some cakes to her sick grandmother. On the way, she stops at the dairy for butter, at the miller for bread, and at the farmyard for eggs. However, a wily wolf reaches the grandmother's house first and hides in bed waiting for the little girl to arrive. Will Red Riding Hood notice what big eyes he has, what a long nose he has, what big ears he has, and what large teeth he has...? This timeless story is retold for a new generation in this engaging book, with delightful illustrations throughout.

Sleeping Beauty: A Storyteller Book (Paperback): Lesley Young Sleeping Beauty: A Storyteller Book (Paperback)
Lesley Young; Illustrated by Jenny Press
R151 R122 Discovery Miles 1 220 Save R29 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Behind a hedge of tangled thorns, a palace sleeps, under the powerful spell of a wicked fairy - inside is Sleeping Beauty, waiting for the kiss of a handsome prince to awaken her from her long enchantment...This is a delightful new version of a traditional fairy tale, specially adapted by Lesley Young and carefully worded with lively text to appeal to all young readers. Every magical moment of this classic story is captured in bright, charming pictures by illustrator Jenny Press. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. When a king and queen have a beautiful baby girl, they host a huge feast to celebrate. They invite all the magical fairies, so that they may bless the newborn princess with luck and happiness. However, they neglect to invite one old fairy, who curses the child to die when she reaches sixteen years of age. This spell cannot be completely undone, but another fairy helps as much as she can - the princess will instead fall into a deep sleep that will last for a hundred years. How can the girl be freed from this fate? Read this timeless tale to find out...

Procession - Jeremy Deller (Paperback, New ed.): Lesley Young Procession - Jeremy Deller (Paperback, New ed.)
Lesley Young
R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

'Procession', conceived by artist Jeremy Deller, was a public event that took place in Manchester in July 2009. It included processional stalwarts, such as brass bands and rose queens, representations of historical and contemporary myth and folklore, and groups who constituted themselves especially for the occasion.

Storyteller Book: the Jungle Book (Paperback): Rudyard Kipling Storyteller Book: the Jungle Book (Paperback)
Rudyard Kipling; Retold by Lesley Young; Illustrated by Jenny Thorne
R151 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R28 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This title features exciting adventures of Mowgli the man-cub and his animal friends are retold in this delightful storybook for young readers. You can meet Akela the lone wolf, Bagheera the black panther, Baloo the brown bear, who teaches Mowgli the laws of the jungle, Chil the hawk, Kaa the rock snake, and Shere Khan the terrifying tiger. All of these characters are brilliantly brought to life in appealing painted artwork by Jenny Thorne. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. A family of wolves rescue a 'man-cub' - a small human boy, barely old enough to walk - from being eaten by the fearsome tiger Shere Khan. They name the boy Mowgli, and raise him as one of their own. Mowgli is tutored in the ways of the wild by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther - who need help from Chil the hawk and the giant snake Kaa when the man-cub is captured by a troop of merciless monkeys...This timeless story is retold for a new generation in this engaging book, which is enlivened by detailed illustrations throughout.

A Storyteller Book - Peter Pan (Paperback): J.M. Barrie A Storyteller Book - Peter Pan (Paperback)
J.M. Barrie; Retold by Lesley Young; Illustrated by Jenny Press
R150 R122 Discovery Miles 1 220 Save R28 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is a fresh new version of J M Barrie's classic tale about the little boy who refused to grow up, specially adapted by Lesley Young. It provides bright illustrations by Jenny Press portray. Peter's exciting adventures in Never-Never Land with the fairy Tinker Bell and his new friends Wendy, John and Michael. Meet Tiger Lily, the brave Indian chief, and the villainous pirates commanded by Captain Hook. The lively narrative is carefully worded to appeal to youngsters - perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Little Wendy Darling awakes one night to find Peter Pan in the bedroom she shares with her brothers, John and Michael. Peter is searching for his missing shadow. After Wendy helps Peter to reattach his shadow, he offers to take her and her brothers to the magical realm of Never-Never Land. This is a world inhabited by mermaids, the Lost Boys - children who fell out of their prams when their mothers were not looking - friendly Indians and terrifying pirates. Together, Peter and his pals do battle against the pirates' infamous leader, Captain Hook...

A Storyteller Book - Cinderella (Paperback): Charles Perrault A Storyteller Book - Cinderella (Paperback)
Charles Perrault; Retold by Lesley Young; Illustrated by Annabel Spenceley
R151 R122 Discovery Miles 1 220 Save R29 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The classic tale of Cinderella and Prince Charming will capture the heart of every child. Young readers will be thrilled by the adventures of the young heroine, as she faces terrible hardships, but is then offered the chance of a better life - with a little magical assistance from her fairy godmother. This attractive new edition is illustrated with lively, decorative pictures by Annabel Spenceley. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Cinderella lives with her cruel stepmother and horrible stepsisters, who make her do all the household chores and never let her have any fun at all. When a Grand Ball is held at the palace, Cinderella meets her Prince Charming - with the help of her fairy godmother, a pumpkin, six friendly fieldmice and two froggy footmen. However, when the clock strikes midnight, the spell wears off and Cinderella runs away, leaving behind a glass slipper. Will the prince ever be able to find her and make her his bride? Read this timeless tale to find out...

A Storyteller Book Beauty and the Beast (Paperback): Lesley Young A Storyteller Book Beauty and the Beast (Paperback)
Lesley Young; Illustrated by Annabel Spenceley
R151 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R28 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The classic tale of "Beauty and the Beast" will capture the heart of every child. Young readers will be thrilled by the adventures of the brave heroine as she gradually discovers the goodness beneath the outwardly terrifying exterior of the Beast. This attractive new version is retold with warmth and sensitivity, and illustrated with lively, decorative pictures by Annabel Spenceley. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Bound by a promise made by her father, Beauty is sent to the lonely castle of the mysterious Beast. His palace is a magical place, where roses grow even in the middle of winter and food is always plentiful, but the Beast himself - a hairy creature with sharp teeth and claws - is fearful to behold. However, he shows kindness to Beauty, and eventually she learns that ugliness is only skin deep. Courage, love and loyalty overcome fear and envy in this timeless story, which is retold for a new generation with delightful illustrations throughout.

The Children's Treasury of Tales - An Illustrated Collection of Best-loved Fairy Stories (Hardcover): Lesley Young The Children's Treasury of Tales - An Illustrated Collection of Best-loved Fairy Stories (Hardcover)
Lesley Young
R370 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R63 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is a wonderful anthology of timeless tales, retold for a modern audience. All the most popular stories are here, from "Beauty and the Beast" to "The Jungle Book", populated by such well-known characters as Aladdin, Cinderella, Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Baloo Bear, Shere Khan, Red Riding Hood and Sleeping Beauty. These delightful new versions of traditional tales have been specially adapted by Lesley Young and carefully worded for small children. Each story is charmingly illustrated on every page by an accomplished children's artist, including work by Jenny Press, Annabel Spenceley and Jenny Williams. It is perfect for reading aloud to the very young, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. This collection contains seven magical stories, each of which is certain to captivate young readers. You can follow Cinderella as she escapes from the cruelty of her ugly stepsisters and meets a prince. You can see Beauty overcome her fear of the frightful Beast. You can be spellbound as a princess is freed from the curse of ever-lasting sleep. You can share in the excitement of John, Wendy, and Michael as they go on adventures with the ageless Peter Pan. You can marvel as Mowgli the man-cub is raised by wild animals. This is an heirloom volume that the whole family will treasure.

Plaid - A Tale of Joy (Pamphlet): Lesley Young Plaid - A Tale of Joy (Pamphlet)
Lesley Young
R206 R166 Discovery Miles 1 660 Save R40 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A sweet little Scottie dog named Plaid and his dear friends, Duff and Dooney, decide to play outside on a beautiful winter's day. The Scotties ice skate, make a snow angel, go sledding and even catch snow flakes as they discover the joys of winter and the joys of friendship

Cinderella (Hardcover): Lesley Young Cinderella (Hardcover)
Lesley Young; Illustrated by Annabel Spenceley
R120 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R20 (17%) Out of stock

This classic tale of Cinderella and Prince Charming will capture the heart of every child. Readers will be thrilled by the adventures of the young heroine, as she faces terrible hardships, but is then offered the chance of a better life - with a little magical assistance from her fairy godmother! This attractive new version of Charles Perrault's story has been specially adapted by Lesley Young and illustrated with lively pictures by Annabel Spenceley. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Cinderella lives with her cruel stepmother and horrible stepsisters, who make her do all the household chores and never let her have any fun at all. When a Grand Ball is held at the palace, Cinderella meets her Prince Charming - with the help of her fairy godmother, a pumpkin, six friendly fieldmice and two froggy footmen. However, when the clock strikes midnight, the spell wears off and Cinderella runs away, leaving behind a glass slipper. Will the prince ever be able to find her and make her his bride? Read this timeless tale to find out...

Horse Talks (Paperback, illustrated edition): Maxine Cave Horse Talks (Paperback, illustrated edition)
Maxine Cave; Volume editing by Lesley Young; Illustrated by Maggie Raynor
R577 R459 Discovery Miles 4 590 Save R118 (20%) Out of stock

It is no longer enough for equestrian students to be adept solely with grooming tools and saddle soap - communications skills in the form of presentation of lecturettes are now an important part of exam syllabuses. This book contains a series of lectures covering the stable management syllabus of the BHS stages I and II examinaitons. Each lecture is presented complete with preparation notes, full text and clear diagrams, some of which can be photocopied and used as a teaching aid. In addition the author has calculated the length of time each lecture takes and this, together with the chapter on lecturing techniques, will prove important for both students and practising instructors.

Storyteller Book: Sleeping Beauty (Hardcover): Lesley Young Storyteller Book: Sleeping Beauty (Hardcover)
Lesley Young; Illustrated by Jenny Press
R120 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R20 (17%) Out of stock

Behind a hedge of tangled thorns, a palace sleeps, under the powerful spell of a wicked fairy - inside is Sleeping Beauty, waiting for the kiss of a handsome prince to awaken her from her long enchantment...This is a delightful new version of a traditional fairy tale, specially adapted by Lesley Young and carefully worded with lively text to appeal to all young readers. Every magical moment of this classic story is captured in bright, charming pictures by illustrator Jenny Press. It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. When a king and queen have a beautiful baby girl, they host a huge feast to celebrate. They invite all the magical fairies, so that they may bless the newborn princess with luck and happiness. However, they neglect to invite one old fairy, who curses the child to die when she reaches sixteen years of age. This spell cannot be completely undone, but another fairy helps as much as she can - the princess will instead fall into a deep sleep that will last for a hundred years. How can the girl be freed from this fate? Read this timeless tale to find out...

A Storyteller Book - Peter Pan (Hardcover): J.M. Barrie A Storyteller Book - Peter Pan (Hardcover)
J.M. Barrie; Retold by Lesley Young; Illustrated by Jenny Press
R120 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R20 (17%) Out of stock

A charming retelling of J M Barrie's classic tale about the little boy who refused to grow up, specially adapted by Lesley Young. Bright illustrations by Jenny Press portray Peter's exciting adventures in Never-Never Land with the fairy Tinker Bell and his new friends Wendy, John and Michael. You can meet Tiger Lily, the brave Indian chief, and the villainous pirates commanded by Captain Hook. The lively narrative is carefully worded to appeal to youngsters - perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Little Wendy Darling awakes one night to find Peter Pan in the bedroom she shares with her brothers, John and Michael. Peter is searching for his missing shadow. After Wendy helps Peter to reattach the shadow, he offers to take her and her brothers to the magical realm of Never-Never Land. This is a world inhabited by mermaids, the Lost Boys - children who fell out of their prams when their mothers were not looking - friendly Indians and terrifying pirates. Together, Peter and his pals do battle against the pirates' infamous leader, Captain Hook...

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