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The Children's Forest

A rich and abundant treasury in celebration of the outdoors, The Children's Forest encourages children’s natural fascination with the forest and its inhabitants. The authors have produced an enchanting book in which imagination, story, and play bring the world of the forest to vibrant life. Filled with games, facts, celebrations, craft activities, recipes, foraging, stories, and Forest School ...
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9781907359910 Paperback (With flaps)
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$34.95
 
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 - Release: 11/15/2019

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards—discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. This highly anticipated book is the latest volume of much-loved Scottish tale treasuries by Carnegie award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin and Kate Greenaway Medal-longlisted artist Kate Leiper. Explore secret passages beneath Edinburgh Castle, search for ...
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9781782505952 Hardback (Laminated cover)
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$24.95
 
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 - Release: 10/15/2019

An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

A new centenary gift edition of the much-loved collection of folk and fairy tales from Sweden, illustrated by acclaimed artist John Bauer. From good natured Scandinavian trolls through giants, tomtes, shepherd boys and princesses, the twenty-three classic stories by well-known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna Wahlenberg are delightfully told, full of adventure and magic with clever, ...
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9781782505938 Hardback (New edition)
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$24.95
 
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 - Release: 10/10/2019

The Legend of Parzival

Enter the extraordinary world of Arthurian legend in an adventure overflowing with knightly chivalry, the danger of jousting and the warmth of true love. But the Legend of Parzival is more than the tale of one knight's epic journey to find the elusive Holy Grail; along the way Parzival faces a challenging journey of self-discovery. He must conquer his ignorance and pride, and learn humility and ...
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9781782504962 Paperback
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$19.95
 
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 - Release: 07/15/2018

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures

Mysterious selkies, bad-tempered giants, devious fairies and even Loch Ness's most famous resident -- these are the mythical beasts of Scottish folklore.  In the highly anticipated companion volume to the much-loved An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales, award-winning children’s author Theresa Breslin brings together a stunning collection of tales from across ...
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9781782501954 Hardback
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$24.95
 
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 - Release: 09/15/2015

Legends of the Norse Kings

The tales of the medieval Norse kings were originally sung or told as "sagas." These were legendary adventures full of exciting episodes in which the hero fought wicked enemies or even dragons in order to win the hand of a princess or to fulfill a great destiny.The two sagas in this book date from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. The Danish ruler known as King Ragnar Goatskin was famous ...
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9780863159428 Paperback
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$16.95
 
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 - Release: 05/01/2013

An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales

Slithering stoorworms, mischievious brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies—these are the creatures of Scottish folklore. Award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin has collected the best-loved tales from all over Scotland. Retelling each in its own individual style, she presents funny tales, moving stories, and enchanting fairy tales. Soar with the goshawk, dive with selkies and ...
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9780863159077 Hardback
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 - Release: 09/01/2012

Parzival

As a naive and innocent young man, Parzival encounters a group of noble knights in the forest. Overcome by the leading knight’s shining armor, he assumes that the man must be a God. This key turning point in Parzival's life inspires him to seek to become a knight himself, and immediately he embarks upon a quest to find King Arthur’s court and ultimately the Holy Grail. Through his journeys ...
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9781906999353 Paperback
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$18.00
 
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 - Release: 06/01/2012

Legends of King Arthur

Enter a world of duels and jousting, where knights battle to protect the honor of fair maidens and defend King Arthur’s castle. Knights meet in fellowship at Camelot, where they are entertained with feasts and pageantry. Honor and chivalry are valued above all else, and courageous knights fight strange, unearthly foes to prove themselves worthy of a place at King Arthur’s table. These ancient ...
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9780863158308 Paperback
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$16.95
 
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 - Release: 09/01/2011

Norse Hero Tales

The world of the Norsemen—men of the North—was rich in poetry, legend, and song. Whenever there was a feast to greet guests or to celebrate weddings or the safe return of voyagers, the bards, or “skalds,” were called on to tell stories and sing songs.  Their stories were colorful and dramatic, telling of kings and queens, princes and princesses, duels and battles, and great journeys across the ...
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9780863157608 Paperback
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$17.95
 
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 - Release: 09/01/2010

Over the Hills and Far Away

This is an exciting new edition of a classic storybook anthology, illustrated for the first time in colour by bestselling author Daniela Drescher.  The book is a collection of forty stories from around Europe about gnomes, dwarfs, leprechauns, fairies and little folk. The stories come from Ireland, Germany, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, England, Flanders and Scandinavia. (Ages 6–10) ∞ ∞ ∞ Table ...
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9780863157301 Hardback
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$30.00
 
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 - Release: 03/01/2010

Norse Mythology

Charles Kovacs presents a retelling of the stories of Norse mythology recommended for the Waldorf curriculum, class four (ages 9 to 10). Included are myths on creation, Odin and Mimir, Thor and Thialfi, Idun, Sif, and Loki.
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9780863154454 Paperback
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$20.00
 
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 - Release: 11/01/2009

The Eight-Year-Old Legend Book

This collection of stories is based upon tales told by the Buddha to his monks 2,500 years ago. Isabel Wyatt’s enchanting retelling conjures up a rich world of Eastern legend, ruled by courtly kings and sages and populated by brave princes, faithful elephants, and cunning monkeys. The stories tell of great adventures and heroes, of danger and courage, and, most important, of how wisdom and ...
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9780863157134 Paperback
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 - Release: 10/01/2009

The Dream Song of Olaf Åsteson

The Dream Song of Olaf Åsteson is a folksong that came to light only in 1850, when a cleric by the name of Landstad heard it in a lonely valley in Telemark, Norway. No one knows how long it had existed. “The Dream Song” is an epic narrative telling the story of a young man who slept for twelve nights during the depths of winter, and then awoke to share the wondrous sights he had witnessed.  This ...
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9780863156205 Hardback
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 - Release: 11/01/2007

Tales from the Kalevala

Rudolf Steiner recognized the stories of the Kalevala as having the clearest pictures of an earlier phase of human soul development. He also said that in addition to telling us much about the particular experiences of life in Northern Europe, the stories also offer insights into humanity’s earlier time on Earth as well as glimpses of our future development. Steiner went so far as to say that he ...
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9780945803898 Paperback
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$15.95
 
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 - Release: 01/01/2007