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A Bear Called Paddington (Paddington)

Celebrate Paddington's 65th Anniversary with this exquisite gift edition of the original classic story, unabridged and illustrated in glorious full-colour throughout. Paddington is now a major movie s..

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A Christmas Carol

A beloved Christmas title-with illustrations from Hans Christian Andersen Award recipient Lisbeth Zwerger! Old miser Scrooge doesn't like Christmas. He'd rather spend his time making more money. ..

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A Journey Through Greek Myths

Delve deep into the mythology of Ancient Greece in this stunning compendium of tales. From the heros of Athens and Sparta to gods and goddesses, take a magical illustrated journey through the Mediterr..

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A Treasury of Ballet Stories: Four Captivating Retellings

Step into the magical world of the ballet with this timeless collection of four stories, each one based on a beloved classical ballet, now beautifully reimagined by the award-winning Caryl Hart, with ..

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A World Full of Winter Stories

Get ready for winter with this treasury of 50 frosty stories from around the globe. Curl up beside the fire and uncover stories from all over the world with this rich resource of wintery folk tales, m..

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The

Revel in Huck Finn's adventure on the Mississippi River in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the American masterpiece by Mark Twain. "All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark ..

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Aesop's Fables

The original "Aesop Fables", introduced by award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick. Over two hundred familiar tales from "Look Before You Leap" and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" to much less familiar tales, e..

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Aesop's Fables

The calamities that befall the hapless creatures of Aesop's Fables! The fox can't reach his grapes, then gets attacked by biting flies and loses his tail in a trap. And things don't go much better for..

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Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables belong to every one of us. They were once simply the words of a slave; a man who lived 600 years before Christ. They were written down by a Greek, and then a Roman, and they spread, lik..

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Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard

Charmingly retold in rhyming verse, with enchanting illustrations throughout, this is a retelling of a selection of Aesop's Fables. In this wonderfully illustrated collection meet the vain peacoc..

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

An elegant edition of one of the best-loved stories in children's literature, complete and unabridged with over 30 full colour illustrations from Julia Sarda - illustrator of Beetle Boy and The Clockw..

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

There's nothing quite like "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". Described by "The Times" on its first publication in 1865 as 'an excellent piece of nonsense', this inspired tale of a young girl's adven..

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Special Slipcase Edition)

There's nothing quite like "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". Described by "The Times" on its first publication in 1865 as 'an excellent piece of nonsense', this inspired tale of a young girl's adven..

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass is a cherished collection of stories featuring the titular character, Alice, and her misadventures through the curious and fantastical land..

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: AND Through the Looking Glass

Part of "Penguin's" beautiful hardback "Clothbound Classics" series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful..

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An Anthology Of Aesop's Animal Fables

Few stories have endured as long as the fables of Aesop. In this magnificent edition, award-winning illustrator Helen Ward has chosen a dozen of her favourite fables to create this breath-taking class..

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Anne of Green Gables

Best-selling Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery published the first book in her charming series in 1908, making it a literary favorite for more than a hundred years. Published as a children's novel,..

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Anne of Green Gables

When red-headed orphan Anne Shirley arrives at Green Gables, she feels sure she's found the home she has always longed for. Her new adoptive parents, the Cuthberts, are less certain - they had asked t..

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Anne of Green Gables (Collins Classics)

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert are expecting a young orphan boy to help them with farmwork at Green Gables. B..

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Arthur: The Always King

The definitive retelling of the legends of King Arthur, from Carnegie Medal-winner Kevin Crossley-Holland and former Children's Laureate Chris Riddell. Be enthralled by the world of Arthurian leg..

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At the Back of the North Wind : Everyman's Library Children's Classics

With 13 children of his own clamouring for bedtime stories it isn't surprising that author George MacDonald discovered he had a gift for composing fairy tales. But these were fairy tales with a differ..

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Badjelly the Witch: A Fairy Story

Stinkypoo! Stinkypoo! Knickers, knickers, knickers! Spike Milligan's Badjelly the Witch is a children's cult classic Her name is Badjelly and she can turn children into sausages or chop them up t..

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Bear Called Paddington, A

To celebrate Paddington Bear's 60th birthday in 2018 this hilarious classic novel from master storyteller Michael Bond has been given a fresh new look. Paddington is now a major movie star! "A bear on..

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Best-Loved Paddington Stories

Three favourite stories of Paddington, the beloved classic bear from Darkest Peru, brought together in one volume. Paddington is now a major movie star! This special edition brings together three favo..

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Bilingual Treasury of Chinese Folktales, A: Ten Traditional Stories in Chinese and English (Free Online Audio Recordings)

Switch up your bedtime reading or language practice with this adorable anthology. All cultures have stories telling you what life is all about. This collection of traditional Chinese folktales te..

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Black Beauty

Rediscover the Puffin Classics! - the world's favourite stories. Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green mead..

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Cat in the Hat, The

The one and only Cat in the Hat from the iconic Dr. Seuss gets a brand new look, introducing his roller-coaster ride of mayhem to a new generation of readers. The iconic story from the one and only Dr..

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Phizzwhizzing new cover look for this iconic story by the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world and he's given five children golden ti..

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Charlotte's Web

A beautiful hardback edition of Charlotte's Web by E. B. White. This lovely edition is part of the highly collectible Puffin 'cloth' Classics series - all the titles in the range have attractive 'clot..

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Charlotte's Web Illustrated Edn

E. B. White's Charlotte's Web in full colour makes a perfect gift. "No child should be without a copy". (Daily Mail). The classic, much-loved story by E. B. White, beautifully illustrated by Garth Wil..

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Charlotte's Web: 70th Anniversary Edition

A beautiful hardback clothbound edition to mark the book's 70th anniversary of publication. Puffin Clothbound Classics are stunningly beautiful hardback editions of the most famous stories in the..

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Classic Starts : Peter Pan

"All children grow up. All except one." When Wendy and her brothers discover a boy named Peter Pan looking for his shadow, they can't decide what makes him more magical: the fact that he can fly, or t..

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Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit

This wonderful collection brings together the four original Beatirx Potter stories which feature the mischievous little rabbit: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, The Tale of the Fl..

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Danny the Champion of the World

Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Danny lives in a gipsy caravan with his father, the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had. All t..

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Danny the Champion of the World

"A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero". (David Walliams). Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world's No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inim..

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Dr. Seuss's ABC

From Aunt Annie's alligator to the colourful Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, Dr. Seuss's delightful book introduces early learners to the letters of the alphabet through an amazing array of crazy creatures. Big B..

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Enormous Crocodile

Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! The Enormous Crocodile is planning what to have for his lunch. This foul fiend - the greediest croc in the whole river..

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Enormous Crocodile

The Enormous Crocodile is planning what to have for his lunch. This foul fiend - the greediest croc in the whole river - wants to eat something juicy and delicious. His teeth sparkle like knives in th..

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Faber Book of Bedtime Stories, The: A comforting story tonight for a happy day tomorrow

A stunning collection of brand new bedtime stories which promote modern-day messages of inclusivity, acceptance and bravery in the face of adversity. Stories that are full of hope and courage bri..

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Finn Family Moomintroll

Meet the Moomins - all 8 magical adventures relaunched in a beautiful new package. Cheerful Moomintroll lives in the magical Moominvalley with his mother, Moominmamma, his father, Moominpappa and..

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George's Marvellous Medicine

The much-loved Roald Dahl story, updated for a whole new generation of readers with an exciting new interior design and cover look. "The rule would be this- whatever George saw, if it was runny o..

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Gnomes

Did you know that gnome couples always have twin children? Or that a gnome is seven times as strong as a human? Do you want to hear some gossip from the gnome who knew Rembrandt? Dutch artist Rien Poo..

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Goodnight Mister Tom

A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book. There are 20 titles to collect in the series, listed below, all with exciting new c..

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Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

Age range 10 to 13 Tales of Greek mythology have entertained countless generations of young readers with their accounts of brave heroes and heroines and the monsters and marvels that they encount..

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Grimm's Fairy Tales

For most children, reading the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm is an essential experience when growing up. Grimm's Fairy Tales collects some of the best-known fairy and folk tales set down by the Br..

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Grimm's Fairy Tales

For most children, reading the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm is an essential experience; but when these stories were first collected, fairy tales were considered entertainment for adults as well. ..

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Grimm's Fairy Tales - Kid Classics: The Classic Edition Reimagined Just-for-Kids! (Kid Classic #5)

Now the classic fairy tale collection by the Brothers Grimm is a modern illustrated chapter storybook perfect for kids! Kid Classics: Grimm's Fairy Tales is an irresistibly magical book--and just the ..

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Grimms' Fairy Tales, Retold by Elli Woollard, Illustrated by Marta Altes

A beautiful gift edition of Grimms' Fairy Tales featuring five classic stories, charmingly retold in rhyming verse with stunning illustrations. Follow Little Red through the woods, where she enco..

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Happy Birthday to You!

Discover all of the wonderful things that children get up to on their birthdays in the imaginary land of Katroo in this magical Dr. Seuss classic! Introducing a host of zany creatures and wacky situa..

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Happy Prince: A Tale by Oscar Wilde

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Heidi (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

Age range 10 to 13 Heidi is the timeless tale of an orphan girl who comes to live with her cold and frightening grandfather in the mountains of Switzerland - and who, in the end, brings cheer and..

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