Myths, Legends & Fairy Tale Books

  • Treetops Myths and Legends Collection - 18 Books - Collection - 9780198421351 - Oxford Reading Tree
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    From Robin Hood to King Midas and Merlin and Beowulf to Hercules, this collection provides children with an enticing introduction to famous folklore tales.

    Aimed at primary school-aged children, each book is beautifully illustrated and the exciting stories are sure to grab children's attention from the very first page.

    With 18 books covering Oxford Reading Levels 10-15, these books will help children learn about all sorts of classic legends.
  • You Choose Fairy Tales Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781474776622
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    Wave your magic wand and enjoy a fresh twist on familiar fairy tales with these choose-your-own-adventure-style stories.

    These fast-paced stories will engage children who wouldn't normally pick up a book with their interactive elements and really do offer fantastically different takes on fairy tales.

    The introduction of each book sets the scene for the story and the multiple endings and scenarios mean there's always the chance of a different 'happily ever after'...

    Format: paperback
  • Phonics Readers: Fairy Tale Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9781788105538
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    Written especially with early readers in mind, the nine books in this collection feature familiar fairy tales and have key sounds highlighted to help children read out loud.

    The books come with stickers for extra interactivity and among the famous tales your children will get to read are The Gingerbread Man, The Three Little Pigs and The Ugly Duckling. They all make use of phonic learning.
  • Percy Jackson Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780141362694 - Rick Riordan
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    The inspiration for two Hollywood films, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson books offer edge-of-the-seat excitement for children who love adventure stories with a mythical edge.

    A troubled child with dyslexia and ADHD, Percy finds himself at a special camp known only as Camp Half-Blood. Soon after, he discovers he is the son of Poseidon and that's when his journey begins. He finds himself on a quest to reach the gates of the the Underworld with a satyr and the daughter of Athena - a far cry from the school outings he is used to...

    The complete series, Percy and his friends Annabeth, Grover and Luke find themselves on the hunt for the Golden Fleece; on a mission to rescue some half-bloods; learning about the Labyrinth; and attempting to defeat the evil Kronos.
  • The Adventures of King Arthur - Hardback - 9781474922029 - Russell Punter
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    Children can learn all about the dramatic reign of King Arthur with this comic strip-style book.

    Gripping from start to finish, this is an epic tale of swords and sorcery that has detailed illustrations that are sure to excite and entertain young readers.

    Children will want to learn more about the legend as they read through this narrative retelling.
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood - Hardback - 9781409596899 - Russell Punter
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    This comic strip tells the story of Robin Hood and his band of merry men.

    Fast paced and full of action, the dynamic illustrations are sure to captivate readers while the background information will help children learn more about the legend of Sherwood Forest.
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    Celebrating the 21st birthday of this highly-respected introduction to the best-loved Greek stories, this new edition is generouslyl reformatted and has a beautiful new cover. Geraldine McCaughrean's elegant retellings continue to keep children captivated. Combined wiht Emma Chichester Clark's glorious illustrations, this collection will form an essential part of every child's library.
  • ANHLA 9 years +
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    Though the Greek and Roman crew members of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen - all of them - and they're stronger than ever. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over...
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    The epic Anglo-Saxon legend is brilliantly recreated by an award-winning author-and-illustrator team of Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman.

    In fifth-century Denmark, a murderous monster stalks the night, and only the great prince of the Geats has the strength and courage to defeat it. Beowulf's terrifying quest to destroy Grendel, the foul fiend, a hideous sea-hag and a monstrous fire-dragon is the oldest surviving epic in British literature.

    Artfully retold and magnificently illustrated, this is a perfect introduction to a famous tale.
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    A vivid re-imagining of a legendary folk tale by the bestselling author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo's Outlaw is a compelling retelling of the Robin Hood story which will keep fans of Beowulf and Private Peaceful reading late into the night.

    After a fierce storm, a boy discovers a human skull buried beneath the roots of an ancient tree. A skull with a legendary story... Homeless and lost in a dark, strange forest, young Robin is rescued by a motley crew of misfits. He yearns to avenge his father and seek justice against the Sheriff of Nottingham once and for all. Will Robin Hood find the courage to become a legendary hero..?

    A former children's laureate and a multi-award winning author of children's books, Michael Morpurgo seems to be able to do no wrong when it comes to writing great books for children aged 9 and above, and in the case of Outlaw, he triumphs once more!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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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.
  • Fairythorn Tales Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9990000014682 - Lara Faraway
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    Welcome to the magical world of the Fairythorn Tales. This enchanting series not only features wonderful stories, but the books actually smell amazing too! The latest Smellessence technology means that readers can enjoy flower smell panels and collect each different scent as their storybook collection increases. With charm, humour and adventure, Rose and the Friendship Wish takes us into the magic at the heart of Fairythorn Tree as Rose decides to help a human girl's one wish come true, while Fleur and the Sunset Chorus sees the little fairy overcome her fears and sing in front of everyone in the land to calm a swarm of angry insects. Beautifully illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, these are perfect for children who are starting to read independently.
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    Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters is the second exciting adventure in Rick Riordan's bestselling Percy Jackson series - now with a brand new cover look. Half Boy. Half God. All Hero. You can't tell by looking at me that my dad is Poseidon, God of the Sea. It's not easy being a half-blood these days. Even a simple game of dodgeball becomes a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants - and that was only the beginning. Now Camp Half-Blood is under attack, and unless I can get my hands on the Golden Fleece, the whole camp will be invaded by monsters. Big ones...Rick Riordan is the Mythmaster. The Greek Gods are alive and kicking. "Puns, jokes and subtle wit, alongside a gripping storyline". (Telegraph). "Witty and inspired. Gripping, touching and deliciously satirical...This is most likely to succeed Rowling". (Amanda Craig, The Times). "Perfectly paced, with electrifying moments chasing each other like heartbeats". (New York Times). "It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up". (Sunday Times). About the author: Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006. Books by Rick Riordan: The Percy Jackson series: Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief; Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters; Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse; Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth; Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian; and Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files. The Heroes of Olympus series: The Lost Hero; The Son Of Neptune; The Mark of Athena; and The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files. The Kane Chronicles series: The Red Pyramid; The Throne of Fire; and The Serpent's Shadow.
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    A previous winner of the Red House Children's Book Award, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was the first book in a thrilling fantasy series that has inspired two hit Hollywood films.

    Taking as its hero, the unlikely character of Percy, a troubled kid who has dyslexia and ADHD, the story rapidly moves from a school outing for mortals from the 21st century to a quest to reach the gates of the Underworld with a satyr and a daughter of Athena.

    Fast-paced fantasy and adventure that will appeal to children from 9+.
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    This is a graphic novel-style adaptation of the famous fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. His mother is anything but pleased with his decision but then the beans sprout into a towering beanstalk.

    This leads to a castle filled with gold and other treasures. Jack has the chance to make his family rich - if he can get past the man-eating giant. This is a fee-fi-fo-fun- version of a beloved story that will appeal to reluctant readers.
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    Overnight, the simple life of young farm boy, Eragon, is changed forever. After finding what appears to be a polished stone in the forest, a dragon is born and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power.

    With only a sword and the advice of an old storyteller to guide him, Eragon and the dragon must navigate dangerous terrain and battle the dark enemies of an Empire ruled by a evil king. Can Eragon become the next legendary Dragon Rider? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands...

    A tale of affection, adventure and ancient magic, Christopher Paolini's Eragon is a compelling and action-filled story brilliantly suited for readers aged 11 and up.
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    Princess Aurora had a curse put upon her from a very early age that meant she was forced into a never-ending sleep. Luckily, a kind fairy also cast her own spell - granting the Sleeping Beauty a gift of magic.

    Aurora now has the chance to wake up people by concocting a potion made from rare ingredients. She meets all kinds of creatures and visits strange places as she aims to succeed in an epic quest.
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    This funny book brings classic fairy tale characters into a contemporary setting and is perfect for encouraging children who wouldn't normally pick up a book to start reading.

    Harry and Greta love dessert but Mrs Maggot, a dastardly dinner lady, won't let them eat any. But then they follow a trail of chocolate sauce right into a kitchen where they find so many puddings... But the sweet treats soon turn into something more sinister.
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    Two brothers head off on a hunting trip in the woods when they hear a bizarre legend about a werewolf. Could that shadow they see in the trees be the beast?

    Professor Igor's tale of terror reveals the dark truth behind this family curse. Werewolf Skin is engaging and exciting and sure to appeal to those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.
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    You've never read a Hansel and Gretel story this sweet!

    The Undead family have run out of brains to eat as the tourists have stopped visiting their graveyard home. They're pretty hungry so they disguise themselves as tourists and try to lure tourists back to their house...
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    Emma Peror is is an absolute terror in the ballet class and new pupil Trixie Tailor has had enough. She gives Emma a tutu that she claims only the best ballet dancers can see. But is it even there?

    Giving a contemporary twist to a famous tale, this book is fun, funny and perfect for newly independent readers.
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    In a dark forest, a merchant picks a rose for his daughter Beauty. It belongs to a terrible beast. To save his life, the merchant promises that his daughter will visit the creature. When she does, Beauty grows to like the beast. But can she ever love him?
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    The feisty heroines of these five folk tales all share one important quality: they are extremely SMART! The smart heroines of these folk tales come from different countries around the world and can outwit anyone - a crafty king, a mean old farmer, an angry squire and even a ghost!
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    What would happen if we lost the happy endings to stories - imagine the tears at bedtime! A fantastic and magical tale about what happens when, one night, a wicked witch steals the happy endings to bedtime stories. It is up to Jub, the keeper of the happy endings, to save the day and ensure sweet dreams everywhere in this lyrical story about storytelling. In the tradition of classic fairy tales for children, Carol Ann Duffy and Jane Ray have created a truly compelling, surprising and beautiful story for children of all ages.