This title features two wonderful books packed with timeless stories and rhymes, retold for today's young readers. It includes all the best-loved fairy tales, such as "The Little Mermaid", "Rumpelstiltskin", "The Frog Prince", "Little Red Riding Hood", and "The Emperor's New Clothes", as well as perennially popular poetry such as "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat", "The North Wind Doth Blow", "Hush Little Baby", "Greensleeves", and "Star Light, Star Bright". It is delightfully illustrated throughout with intricate drawings by talented artist Cathie Shuttleworth. It is embellished with gold decorations on every page, these heirloom volumes will be an indispensable addition to every family's library. This essential box set contains 24 beloved fairy tales and over 100 celebrated poems in two beautifully presented books. "The Classic Collection of Fairy Tales" features stories by Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. Children and adults alike will delight in these enchanting tales, which remain as popular today as they were more than a century ago. This volume retells unforgettable stories such as "Rapunzel", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Elves and the Shoemaker", "Thumbelina", "The Ugly Duckling", and "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". "Classic Poems for Children" features works by many of the world's best-loved writers, including Emily Bronte, Robert Burns, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas Hardy, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Christina Rossetti, Oscar Wilde and William Wordsworth. There are poems for reflection, some that will make you laugh and others that will make you cry, with songs and chants such as "Waltzing Matilda", and "It's Raining, It's Pouring"; evocative poems including William Blake's "Spring", and "When That I Was" and "A Little Tiny Boy" by William Shakespeare; and lullabies such as "Is the Moon Tired?", and "Sleep, Baby, Sleep"! Both young and old will enjoy these wonderful works, which have been told and re-told for generations.