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Beauty and the Beast

By: Kathleen Olmstead

Price: $6.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling, 2014


This is a classic tale beautifully illustrated. It is the latest book from the popular Silver Penny Stories series. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6. When Beauty's father steals a rose from the Beast's garden, the Beast demands his life in return - unless Beauty comes to live in his castle. Will Beauty ever be able to see that the Beast's ugliness is only skin deep? About the Author Kathleen Olmstead is the author of several Classic Starts books, including Anne ... View more info

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Egg and Spoon

By: Gregory Maguire

Price: $17.95

Publisher: USA, Candlewick Press, 2015


"A beautiful reminder that fairy tales are at their best when they illuminate the precarious balance between lighthearted childhood and the darkness and danger of adulthood." "School Library Journal"(starred review) Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside, and there is no food. But then a train arrives in the village, a train carrying a cornucopia of food, untold wealth, and a noble family destined to visit the Tsar in Saint Petersburg a family that in... View more info

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Fairytales for Mr. Barker # A Peep-Through Book

By: Jessica Ahlberg

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Walker Books, 2015


Peep through the holes in this delightful fairytale adventure. "Once upon a time, there was a troll," says Lucy. But Mr Barker isn't listening. He's off on his own fairytale adventure. Who will he and Lucy meet and will their story end happily ever after? A beautifully illustrated peep-through story book from Jessica Ahlberg, daughter of Allan and Janet Ahlberg - creators of the classic The Jolly Postman. The charming details from favourite fairytales will delight child... View more info

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King Midas

By: Kathleen Olmstead

Price: $6.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling, 2014


This is a beautifully illustrated addition to the popular Silver Penny series. It teaches children about what is truly valuable. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6. Although King Midas is a kind man, he always wants more: more jewels, more silver, more gold. So when he's granted a wish for doing a good deed, he asks that everything he touches turn to gold. But after his flowers, his food and even his daughter are transformed, he learns what is truly valuable. View more info

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Princess Academy #1 Princess Academy

By: Shannon Hale

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Bloomsbury, 2015


Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince will choose his bride from among the village girls. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learn how to become a princess. Soon Miri finds herself confronted with a harsh academy mistress, bitter compet... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions, 1997


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve t... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions, 2009


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve t... View more info

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The Fox and the Grapes

By: Kathleen Olmstead

Price: $6.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling, 2014


This is a charming and beautifully illustrated animal fable. It comes from the popular Silver Penny series. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6. When a thirsty fox sees some tasty-looking grapes, he's delighted. But he just can't reach them, no matter how high he jumps or how hard he tries. Bitterly disappointed, he walks off, calling them 'sour'. Aesop's charming animal fable gently teaches children a timeless and very human lesson. View more info

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The Lion and the Mouse

By: Kathleen Olmstead

Price: $6.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling, 2014


This book teaches children that even the smallest creatures can do great deeds. It is a new addition to the popular Silver Penny series. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6. Could a tiny mouse actually help the king of the jungle? That's what a trapped mouse promises to do if his lion captor sets him free. The lion laughs-and lets him go. But when hunters trap the scared and desperate lion, the mouse proves that even the smallest creatures can do great deeds. View more info