Children's Myths & Fairytales

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Foolish King

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
The Secret History of Chess!

George And The Dragon And A World Of Other Stories

Paperback, 04/08/2011, £5.82
Find out why George fought a dragon in this superb collection of myths and legends from around the world, retold by CARNEGIE medal-winning author, Geraldine McCaughrean.

Aesop's Fables

Hardback, 02/09/2010, £14.99
A collection of sixty Aesop's Fables. It includes "The Fox and the Crow," "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," "The Ant and the Cicada," "The Hare and the Tortoise" and "The Fox and the Stork."

Orchard Book of Greek Myths

Hardback, 27/08/1992, £12.99
A wonderful collection of sixteen favourite Greek myths

Lancelot of the Lake

Paperback, 10/07/2008, £12.99

Mother Goose And Friends

Hardback, 03/04/2008, £9.99
The verses of Mother Goose celebrate the childhood experience in this lush edition by an artist with a fan base.

Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Days: Collected Utopian Tales / New and Revised Edition

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £19.50
This book is a collection of traditional German fairy tales and fables, deliberately transformed into utopian narratives and social commentary by political activists in the Weimar Republic (1919-1933).

Favourite Mixed Up Fairy Tales: Split-Page Book

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £6.99
A follow-up to the best-selling Mixed up Fairy Tales which has sold over 100,000 copies so far.

Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £8.99

Orchard book of Roman Myths

Paperback, 28/08/2003, £9.99
From a prize-winning author and illustrator comes this wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories from Roman mythology, freshly retold and made accessible for today's young readers.

Adventures of Robin Hood

Paperback, 29/06/1995, £6.99
Robin Hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cruel power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies.

Cool Mythology

Hardback, 11/08/2016, £9.99
This fun book, part of the popular Cool series, is a fascinating introduction to world mythology, broken up into handy bite-sized chunks. It includes creation myths, legends and stories, fantastical creatures such as giants, dragons and the Phoenix, and mythological places like Atlantis and Avalon.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Hardback, 01/09/2016, £8.99
This classic fairy tale is brought to life by the inimitable Tony Ross in a beautiful hardback edition of his first ever picture book, 40 years after it was published for the first time. Discover the story of mischievous Goldilocks and her adventures in the three bears' house through the glorious illustrations and charming text.

Heroes of the Night Sky: The Greek Myths Behind the Constellations

Hardback, 15/09/2016, £12.95
A bold retelling of ten Greek constellation myths in graphic novel style with gatefolded pages.

Tales of Troy and Greece

Paperback, 02/03/2017, £7.99
Features the original heroes of Greece as they battle the mythical creatures that have inspired imaginations for thousands of years, from the Minotaur to Cyclops. Written by a Homeric expert, this condensed retelling of the Greek legends brings these ancient bestsellers to a new generation of fans.

Beauty and the Beast

Paperback, 05/09/2013, £6.99
A sumptuous new retelling of Beauty and the Beast from the creators of the bestselling The Princess Who Had No Kingdom.

Gingerbread Man: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

Hardback, 24/02/2011, £4.99
Follow the gingerbread man as he tries to escape all manner of hungry animals and people. This title contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. It is suitable for introducing young children to classic stories and fairy tales.

Orchard Book Of Greek Gods And Goddesses

Paperback, 22/09/2005, £9.99
From a prize-winning author and illustrator comes this wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories from Greek mythology, freshly retold and made accessible for today's young readers.

Sword in the Stone

7, 02/11/1998, £6.99
The extraordinary story of a boy called the Wart - ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlin - who goes on to become King Arthur.

Sword In The Stone

Paperback, 03/03/2008, £6.99
The extraordinary story of a boy called Wart - ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlyn - who goes on to become King Arthur. Collins Modern Classics are re-launched with gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation.

Selected Tales

Paperback, 30/07/2009, £10.99

Fairy Tales: A Selection

Paperback, 28/05/2009, £7.99
Includes: The Tinder-Box; The Princess and the Pea; Thumbelina; The Little Mermaid; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Steadfast Soldier; The Ugly Duckling; The Snow Queen; The Little Match-Girl

Hans Christian Andersen

7, 14/09/2005, £15.00
Based on 35 years of research and writing on Andersen, this book is a reconsideration of Andersen's place and of his reception in English-speaking countries and on film. This book broadens our understanding of Anderson by exploring the relation of the Danish writer's work to the development of literature and of the fairy tale in particular.

Secret History of Nursery Rhymes

Paperback, 19/09/2010, £6.95

Little Red Riding Hood

Paperback, 01/06/2014, £6.99
Sumptuous retelling of this beloved tale with visual acuity element.

Pocket Fairytales: Cinderella

Paperback, 01/10/2015, £6.99

Pocket Fairytales: Hansel and Gretel

Paperback, 01/10/2015, £6.99

Complete Fairy Tales

Paperback, 02/08/2007, £10.99
Wolves and grandmothers, ugly sisters, a house made of bread, a goose made of gold. This is a collection of folk tales collected by the Grimm brothers.

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Paperback, 06/06/2013, £6.99
Once upon a time there was a book, and inside the book were princes who had been turned into frogs or ferocious beasts, princesses so beautiful they astonished the sun, faithful sweethearts and evil stepmothers, giants taller than mountains and a boy no bigger than your thumb, houses made of bread and cake and birds made of gold.

King Arthur Trilogy

Paperback, 06/06/2013, £8.99
You may think you know all about King Arthur, the young boy who plucked the sword from the stone. You've probably heard stories about Merlin's magic powers and the Knights of the round table. These are the stories we learn at school. But they are just the beginning.

Classic Nursery Tales: 150 Years of Frederick Warne

Hardback, 01/10/2015, £14.99
Features a collection stories and artwork from four of the most influential childrens authors and illustrators of all time. This title commemorates the 150th anniversary of Frederick Warne.

Turnip Princess: And Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales

Paperback, 30/04/2015, £9.99
A volume, in which, the holy trinity of fairy tales - the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian Andersen - becomes a quartet.

Pocket Fairytales: Little Red Riding Hood

Paperback, 01/09/2014, £6.99

The Saga Of Erik The Viking

Paperback, 14/04/2016, £9.99
As Erik and the crew of The Golden Dragon set off in search of adventure, little do they know that their courage, skill, strength and stamina will all be tested to the extremes...Includes an exclusive foreword from Monty Python's Terry Jones and newly coloured illustrations from Michael Foreman.Age range: 8+

Grimm Tales

Hardback, 27/09/2012, £20.00
Includes tales such as: "Rapunzel", "Snow White", "Cinderella", "The Three Snake Leaves", "Hans-my-Hedgehog" and "Godfather Death". This title discusses how these stories have lasted so long, and become part of our collective storytelling imagination.

Robin Hood

Hardback, 01/04/2012, £14.99
Beautifully illustrated tale of Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Read the legend of Robin Hood and his rebel outlaws in Sherwood Forest.

Town Mouse and Country Mouse

Paperback, 01/08/2012, £6.99
A beautifully illustrated retelling of a classic story of The Town Mouse and Country Mouse. The Country Mouse visits his cousin in the city after hearing about all his wonderful adventures. He soon becomes tired by city life and decides to return home to the safety of the country.

Ladybird Favourite Fairy Tales for Girls

Hardback, 01/07/2011, £9.99
Includes eight classic, traditional tales such as: "Cinderella", "Sleeping Beauty", "Goldilocks and The Three Bears", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Hansel and Gretel", "The Magic Porridge Pot", "Little Red Hen" and "The Ugly Duckling".

Ladybird Favourite Stories for Boys

Hardback, 06/08/2011, £9.99
Includes eight tales such as "Jack and the Beanstalk", "The Elves and the Shoemaker", "The Gingerbread Man", "The Three Little Pigs", "Sly Fox and Red Hen", "Town Mouse and Country Mouse", "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" and "The Three Billy Goats Gruff".


Hardback, 01/10/2007, £14.99
Illustrated by John Howe, a lead artist on Peter Jacksons "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, this adaptation of the ancient epic, retold by Nicky Raven, follows the mythic hero Beowulf, who is now the subject of a new film from Warner Bros. Pictures International and Paramount Pictures, set for theatrical release in November.

Aesop's Forgotten Fables

Hardback, 03/10/2013, £14.99
Includes fables such as The Fisherman and his Music, The Leopard and the Fox, The Eagle and the Arrow, The Astronomer and The Wolf and the Goat.

Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Hardback, 09/01/2012, £16.95
Brings together some well-known tales - Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin - with others that are less familiar. This title is informed by the art of the past, attuned to idiosyncrasies of character and incident.

One Thousand And One Arabian Nights

Paperback, 15/07/1999, £8.99
A completely original version of the Arabian Nights Stories by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean. In order to delay her inevitable execution, Queen Shaharazad tells her murdering husband, King Shahryar, an exciting story every night. She tells her wonderful stories until the King realizes that he won't be able to live without them...

Complete Fairy Tales

Paperback, 14/10/2010, £7.99
Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating new translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Dore. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.
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