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Our story collections contain books for all tastes. Primary schoolchildren will love the stories and there's something for every taste - from classic stories and fairy tales to new favourites.

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Subjects : Primary School Story Collections

  • Ultimate Superstars Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULSS
    Collection 9 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Join your favourite pop stars on their journey to Number 1!

    Similar in style to the popular Football Legends series, these books follow the lives and careers of today's biggest singers - Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande - in a narrative style.

    Each book reveals how the stars went from humble beginnings to fame at an early age (from childhood TV appearances to performing in Destiny's Child!) and how their songs managed to capture the public's imagination and define generations of wannabe superstars.
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Monster in the MailBox and Other Scary Tales

    Xavier Bonet

    Product Code: AKH2
    Paperback 7 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Dory is brand new to her neighbourhood, so she's glad she still has a pet monster to keep her company. She tells the mailman about the monster but he doesn't believe her.

    Dory gets angry about his lack of belief so strives to show him, but then the mailbox is empty... Is the monster real or a figment of Dory's imagination? This is a collection of spooky stories for children who want to start reading (lighter) horror.
    • £1.00
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  • Harry Potter Hardback Collection

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: APCZY
    Hardback 7 years +
    J.K. Rowling's spellbinding storytelling continues to captivate readers worldwide. This stunning box set contains all seven of the classic, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels in beautiful new hardback editions, featuring elegant new interiors and stylish cover art by noted artist Andrew Davidson, to appeal to an adult readership. The perfect collection for readers new to Harry Potter, fans and aficionados alike. Contains (in reading order): Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
    • £103.49
    • RRP £115.00
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  • Stories of Pirates

    Russell Punter

    Product Code: APNQL
    Other 5 years +
    Three original high-seas stories for children just beginning to read. Find out if Charlie can get rid of his pesky parrot and Molly can escape the clutches of the sneaky Captain Spike in these swashbuckling stories. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University. 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.
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Illustrated Stories for Bedtime

    Product Code: AARWK
    Hardback 5 years +

    Thrilling tales filled with magic and fun are packed into this delightful hardback from Usborne that is perfect for young children. Illustrated Stories for Bedtime includes beautiful, colourful drawings that bring each of the eight tales in this anthology to life, while the easy-to-follow text means that children will enjoy reading along. The perfect length for bedtime reading, these magical stories feature Princes, dragons, sorcerers and crocodiles and are leave children spellbound!

    • £12.59
    • RRP £14.00
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  • Stories of Pirates

    Russell Punter

    Product Code: ADUXE
    Hardback 5 years +

    Any youngsters who love pirates and are just starting out on their reading adventures will love Usborne Young Reading Stories of Pirates. Written in conjunction with reading experts at Roehampton University, the three stories are full of adventure and excitement and are guaranteed to appeal to newly independent readers.

    • £4.89
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  • Illustrated Stories from India

    Anja Klauss

    Product Code: APOZJ
    Hardback 5 years +
    An illustrated collection of traditional stories from India, including tales of the battles and feats of the Hindu gods, plus ancient stories of trickery and cunning - all retold specially for young readers.
    • £12.59
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  • Stories of Monsters

    Russell Punter

    Product Code: APNSH
    Hardback 5 years +
    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.
    • £4.89
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  • Stories of Fairies

    Anna Lester

    Product Code: APNKS
    Hardback 5 years +
    Crystal, Lily and Poppy are three fairies in a flap. With stolen wands, flying lessons and Fairy Balls, there's never a dull moment. Come to Fairyland and join the magical fun. Part of Young Reading Series 1 for readers just starting to read alone.
    • £5.39
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  • Stories of Dinosaurs

    Russell Punter

    Product Code: APNVH
    Hardback 5 years +
    Three original stories for children who have just started reading on their own. Stories feature wrestling raptors, a hilarious tale of vegetarian dinosaurs and a prehistoric egg hatching in a modern museum. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
    • £5.89
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  • Stories of Knights

    Jane Bingham

    Product Code: APNST
    Other 5 years +
    Three exciting adventure stories for children just beginning to read. The Knights of King Arthur were the bravest, strongest and most loyal knights of all, which these stories show as they battle dragons, slay giant ogres and rescue maidens in distress. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University. 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.
    • £6.89
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  • Stories of Wizards

    Christopher Rawson

    Product Code: APNRW
    Hardback 5 years +
    Three original stories about wizards for children just beginning to read. Find out how magic helps Marvin the Miser become more generous, helps Egbert lose the lump on his nose and cheat a band of thieves out of their ill-gotten gains! Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.
    • £4.89
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  • Illustrated Ghost Stories

    Jose Emroca Flores

    Product Code: APIHR
    Hardback 5 years +
    A collection of illustrated tales of ghosts, ghouls and other unexplainable apparitions. This mix of original stories and retellings is presented in an attractive padded hardback format, with a ribbon marker for keeping your place.
    • £12.19
    • RRP £14.00
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  • Illustrated Classics Robinson Crusoe & Other Stories

    Product Code: ALPBV
    Hardback 7 years +
    A collection of six timeless, classic stories in one gift-packed volume, retold for younger readers: includes Robin Hood, Gulliver's Travels, Moonfleet, Around the World in Eighty Days, Robinson Crusoe and the Canterville Ghost.
    • £12.59
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  • Stories of Dragons

    Christopher Rawson

    Product Code: ADUTN
    Hardback 5 years +

    Stories of Dragons is a brilliant young reader book. Developed with the help of reading experts from the University of Surrey it includes three entertaining tales about dragons and has lively illustrations and simple text that will appeal to young children who are just starting out on their reading journey.

    • £5.89
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  • Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare

    Product Code: AFFYL
    Hardback 7 years +
    This is a wonderful collection of retellings of six of William Shakespeare's best-loved plays - a perfect mix of comedy, tragedy, magic and romance - retold for younger readers. Full of colourful illustrations from the "Usborne Young Reading Programme". It contains "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Hamlet", "Macbeth", "Romeo and Juliet", "The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night". It includes a section at the back on the life and times of William Shakespeare. It comes now in a shrink-wrapped, luxurious cloth-bound edition, making it a gift to treasure.
    • £16.19
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  • Illustrated Stories from Grimm

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    Product Code: AARWL
    Hardback 7 years +
    There are fifteen stories in this beautifully illustrated collection and they include best-loved favourites such as Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Tom Thumb and The Frog Prince. There's also a short biography of the Brothers Grimm themselves.
    • £12.59
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  • Sideways Stories from Wayside School

    Louis Sachar

    Product Code: APVRV
    Paperback 7 years +
    There has been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was supposed to have been built with thirty classrooms all next to each other in a row. Instead it was built with the thirty classrooms all on top of each other - thirty storeys high! That may be why all kinds of strange stuff happens at Wayside School. Especially on the thirtieth floor. It is a school full of unusual characters too. Mrs Gorf, the meanest teacher in the world. Terrible Todd who always gets sent home early. John who can only read upside down. It is a crazy mixed-up school, brilliantly brought to life by the irresistible Louis Sachar.
    • £5.39
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  • Illustrated Stories for Children

    Product Code: AEAUA
    Hardback 6 years +
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    This is a beautifully illustrated collection of over twenty stories of excitement, magic and humour. It includes well-known classics such as "The Little Mermaid", "Treasure Island" and "The Princess and the Pea" along with some original tales such as "The Bed Monster's Secret" and "The Pesky Parrot". Each story is brought to life with vivid illustrations. With a ribbon marker, this beautiful hardback book makes a gorgeous gift.
    • £15.29
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  • Stories of Snowmen

    Russell Punter

    Product Code: APNVC
    Hardback 5 years +
    Three original stories for children who have just started reading on their own. Chilly, Snowy and Freezy are three cool characters who love to have amazing adventures involving stolen diamonds, blazing bonfires and a best-dressed snowman competition. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Reading.
    • £5.39
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  • Stories of Magic Ponies

    Susanna Davidson

    Product Code: APNPY
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a new title in "Usborne Young Reading Series One". It feature three original stories set on the magical Pony Island, where rainbow-coloured, talking ponies get up to all kinds of mischief and adventure! It offers desirable and collectable editions to foster pride in book ownership as well as reading enjoyment. The "Young Reading Series One" is aimed at children just beginning to read to help build confidence and ability. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
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