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An Illustrated Kalevala

Encounter magical shamans, mighty eagles and terrifying beasts in this lavishly illustrated, adaptation of the classic Finnish epic.  This superb prose retelling of Finland's national folk saga is brought to life with exquisitely detailed artwork of magical creatures, snowy mountains, adventurous heroes and dark forests by renowned illustrator Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin.  Thrilling and inspiring, An ...
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9781782506430 Hardback (Laminated)
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 - Release: 08/25/2020

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)
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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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Thorfinn and the Dreadful Dragon

Thorfinn is the world's worst viking -- polite, kind, intelligent, and with no interest in raiding and plundering! Hilarious dialogue plus brilliant illustrations makes this a perfect series to encourage solo reading among developing readers Thorfinn, The Nicest Viking is a funny and fearsome series for young readers who love Horrid Henry and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, set in a world where manners ...
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9781782505655 Paperback
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Guardians of the Wild Unicorns

"Across the moor galloped a huge dark beast; a heavily muscled horse with a gleaming, rippling black mane. The animal reared up, its hooves cutting the sky, its silken tail streaming like a banner. Its spiralled horn glinted in the sun..." Lewis is cold, wet and miserable on his school residential trip in the Highlands of Scotland. The last thing he expects to see is a mythical creature ...
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9781782505556 Paperback
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The Blue Forest

These tales are from a wondrous forestWhere trees are blue and flowers sing,A small girl finds a glowing chestEnclosing jewels, pearls, a ring. A boy who sleeps high in a treeIs woken by a blue bird’s song,And a red bird’s melodyInspires dreams the whole night long. The Blue Forest is a collection of seven highly imaginative bedtime stories—a story for each night of the week, each featuring one ...
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9781584209287 Paperback
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Through the Rainbow

Children’s birthdays are a time of reflection to look back over the previous year and remember the day that child arrived in the world. A Waldorf tradition is to tell the birthday story—the tale of a little soul who crossed the rainbow bridge, came to Earth, found a loving family, and became the birthday boy or girl.  The birthday story has been told for generations and holds a unique place in ...
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9781782505075 Hardback (Laminated cover)
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An A-Z Collection of Behaviour Tales

This must-have collection of behavior tales offers “story medicine” as a creative strategy for parenting, teaching, and counselling. Telling the right story at the right time can help children face challenges and change behavior. All 42 stories begin with an undesirable or out-of-balance situation. Through metaphor and imaginative story journeys, they lead to a desirable resolution. The stories ...
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9781907359866 Paperback
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A Favourite Collection of Grimm's Fairy Tales

This beautiful collection of thirteen classic Grimm Brothers fairytales includes numerous perennial favorites, featuring princesses, dwarfs, wicked queens, gentle bears, and many other archetypal fairytale characters. These tales have delighted children and adults alike for two centuries. Their unique magic and wonder make them inspiring reading for children everywhere, and this illustrated gift ...
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9781782502012 Hardback
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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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147 Traditional Stories

Here is the perfect collection for any teacher who needs a sourcebook of great traditional stories for children aged 5 to 11 to work from. This book is a handy one-stop shop of 147 stories to retell, with an index linking all the stories to topics, values, plot types, genre, age group and country of origin. The stories come with extensive sources and alternate print and web versions for teachers ...
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9781907359392 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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Nobody's Child

Remy is found abandoned as a baby in Paris by Barberin. a stonemason whose wife welcomes the little boy lovingly. But when Remy is only eight years old, Barberin sells him to Vitalis, a traveling singer. Vitalis becomes Remy’s guide, teaching him to survive by playing the harp in market squares. He performs in villages and towns throughout France with Joli-Cœur, a monkey, and three friendly dogs ...
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9781907359323 Paperback
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Magical Wonder Tales

If Orfeo is to be king, his mother decides, he must sleep outside. And so Orfeo sleeps in the meadow and becomes friends with the animals, birds, insects and beetles. Then one day, he agrees to help a jackdaw return a ruby ring to a princess...“King Beetle-Tamer” is just one of fifteen magical wonder tales in this collection by master storyteller Isabel Wyatt. The tales are full of magic and ...
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9781782500094 Paperback
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Christ Legends

The stories of Jesus' birth and childhood are well known, but Selma Lagerlöf brings them truly to life in this wonderful collection of tales for children. Her storytelling draws vividly on the colorful history and landscape of the Holy Land. She weaves in a cast of lively characters whose experiences and points of view are not usually represented: a war-hardened soldier at Herod's feast, a ...
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9780863159817 Paperback
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An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales

Two hundred years ago, the Brothers Grimm published their famous collection of folk tales, including these thirty much-loved stories of helpful elves; giants who can see into the next land; foolish but goodhearted lads; princesses with golden hair; faithful servants and wicked queens. This sumptuously illustrated collection of essential Grimm classics includes stories every childhood needs, each ...
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9780863159473 Hardback
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