Usborne Illustrated Stories

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    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!

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    The perfect present and a wonderful addition to the popular "Illustrated Stories Collections", this title has something for everyone. Eight of the best-loved classics - "The Railway Children", "The Wizard of Oz", "Black Beauty", "The Canterville Ghost", "The Secret Garden", "Around the World in Eighty Days" and "Heidi and Moonfleet" - are brought together in one volume, enchantingly illustrated and beautifully retold for younger readers.
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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.
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    A comprehensive dictionary with over a thousand colour illustrations, over 10,000 entries and 25,000 straightforward definitions with part of speech indicators, example sentences and pronunciation guides for tricky words. Also contains information on parts of speech, the conventions of written English and a brief history of the English language.
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    A gorgeous gift for young children, this beautiful treasury of Usborne "Young Reading" and "First Reading" titles will delight and entertain with its collection of classic animal stories. This title contains twelve classic animal stories from around the world. Each story is bursting with colourful and lively illustrations. Usborne's "Young Reading" and "First Reading" series are developed in conjunction with experts from Roehampton University and are designed to encourage independent reading. Each story has clear, engaging text and is accompanied by original illustrations.
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    Cinderella and the Sleeping Beauty are joined by The Dragon Painter and The Emperor and the Nightingale in this lovely collection of fairy tales. With gorgeous illustrations and simple retellings, the Usborne Illustrated Fairy Tales collection is a must-have addition for your young one's bookshelf. Perfect for bedtime stories!

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    A collection of six timeless, classic stories: The Story of Heidi, Little Women, The Railway Children, Black Beauty, The Secret Garden and The Wizard of Oz.
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    A fully illustrated collection of classic fairy tales, that includes Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and more traditional tales from around world.
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    A hardback treasury of stories including traditional fairytales such as 'The Princess and the Pea', 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses' and 'Rapunzel', alongside brand new stories about mermaids, fairies, princesses and dolls. This book will last for years as children enjoy having the tales read to them, and then reading them themselves.
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    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.
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    This is a rip-roaring collection of knuckle-whitening adventure stories retold for younger readers. It is full of colorful illustrations from the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It contains the stories from: "Don Quixote", "The 39 Steps", "The Count of Monte Cristo", "The Prisoner of Zenda" and "The Three Musketeers". It also includes short biographies of each of the authors.
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    This is a beautifully illustrated collection of five best-loved classics from one of Britain's most famous writers, Charles Dickens, retold for younger readers. It includes "Oliver Twist", "Bleak House", "Great Expectations", "A Tale of Two Cities" and "David Copperfield" as well as a short biography of the great author himself. It is presented with internet links to find out more about the life and times of Charles Dickens.
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    A wonderful collection of ten folktales specially chosen from around the globe. Stories are The Baobab Tree, Baba Yaga the Flying Witch, The Stonecutter, Dick Whittington, The Three Wishes, The Fish that Talked, King Midas and the Golden Touch, Brer Rabbit Down the Well, The Magic Pear Tree and Genie in the Bottle. Each story is brilliantly illustrated by artists from the Usborne Young Reading Programme.
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    This is a lively collection of six thrilling classic stories of action and adventure in a luxurious, traditional cloth binding. Stories include Moonfleet, Around the World in 80 Days, Gulliver's Travels, Robin Hood, The Canterville Ghost and Robinson Crusoe, retold for younger readers. It is a brilliant gift that is sure to become a family heirloom. It is beautifully bound in a traditional style with real cloth, head and tail bands, a ribbon marker and foil blocking. It is shrink-wrapped for protection.
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    A fantastic treasury of stories guaranteed to delight and entertain young children. Includes ten classic fairytales from the collection of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen and others, including The Elves and the Shoemaker, Little Red Riding Hood and The Swan Princess. Perfect for reading aloud to younger children too. A brilliant gift that is sure to become a family heirloom. Beautifully bound in a traditional style with real cloth, head and tail bands, a ribbon marker and foil blocking. Shrink-wrapped for protection.
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    Follow Alice's adventures as she disappears down a rabbit-hole and meets a cast of curious characters including White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat. Lewis Carroll's timeless classic, complete and unabridged, fully illustrated and bound in a traditional style with a cloth-covered jacket and a ribbon marker. An heirloom of the future.
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    A fantastic compendium, this wonderful collection of Greek myths taken from "Usborne Young Reading" titles is a thrilling and informative read. Featuring the best-known of all the Greek heroes and monsters, with six stories starring Perseus and Medusa, Pegasus, Heracles, Odysseus, the Wooden Horse and the Minotaur. A section after the stories gives more details on the various gods and other Greek myths. "Usborne's Young Reading" series was developed in conjunction with an expert from Roehampton University and is designed to encourage independent reading. Each individual story has clear, engaging text and is accompanied by original illustrations.
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    A brand-new collection of Viking myths that tell the story of the Norse gods from creation to the story of how the world will end, including Odin's quest for wisdom, the battles of Thor the thunder god, and the tale of Sigurd the Dragonslayer and the curs. Beautifully bound with head and tail bands and a ribbon marker. Dynamic artwork by Matteo Pincelli brings to life the exciting, strange and sometimes dangerous world of the Norse gods.
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    This new collection of Aesop's fables is sumptuously illustrated by Giuliano Ferri and presented as a hardback gift edition to be read again and again. Each of these timeless stories conveys a message about how to behave towards others. Stories include The Fox and the Crow, The Hare and the Tortoise, The Boy who cried Wolf and The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs.
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    A fully illustrated collection of original adventure stories about swashbuckling pirates, their life on the ocean waves, and buried treasure.
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    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.
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    A fully illustrated collection of stories from the Bible, retold for young readers. It includes Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, The Story of Baby Jesus, The Easter Story, Jonah and the Whale, Noah's Ark, and more.
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    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.
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    An ill-matched band of strangers sets off on a pilgrimage from London to Canterbury. To amuse themselves along the way, they hold a storytelling competition - but the tales soon turn from ripping yarns to slanging matches. Geoffrey Chaucer's outrageous comic tales from the 14th century are retold for children of today in this luxury, illustrated gift edition.