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The Junior Classics — Volume 7 Stories of Courage and Heroism by William Patten
How the Leopard Got His Spots: And Other Just So Stories
Rudyard Kipling - 1967
This collection contains six of the best of these tales, charming new illustrations by Thea Kliros. Three of them explain "How the Whale Got His Throat, " "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin" and "How the Leopard Got His Spots." "The Crab That Played with the Sea" relates the crab's origins. "The Cat That Walked by Himself" amusingly describes the special relationship between cats and those they permit to shelter them. The comical tale of Solomon and his many wives, "The Butterfly That Stamped, " rounds out this entertaining treasury of Kipling tales.Dover (1992) republication of six stories from " Just So Stories for Little Children, " published by Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1902. 6 illustrations. New introductory Note. 96pp. 5 3/16 * 8
The Strange Umbrella and Other Stories
Enid Blyton - 1989
For Ages 5+This Enid Blyton book contains the stories:The Strange UmbrellaThe Enchanted MirrorSly-One's Ice-CreamStones for a HorseRipple gets a NecklaceThe Great Big Bumble-BeeThe Little ClockwinderIt's Going to RainThe Magic Silver ThreadBlackberry PieThe Singing ShellThe Frightened Teddy-BearThe Old BootThe Rabbit that Didn't Grow UpUpadee and the DragonThe Tale of Higgle and HumThe Surprising Easter Egg
Joyce Lankester Brisley - 1948
She is always busy doing things, and whether she is sledging in the snow with Billy Blunt and little-friend-Susan, or being a bridesmaid, you're sure to have fun when Milly-Molly-Mandy's around!The adventures of this lively little girl and her chums first appeared over eighty years ago and they have been delighting young children ever since.
Big Book of The Berenstain Bears
Stan Berenstain - 1996
With good-natured wisdom, love, and gentle humor, these books ease the way for kids - and their parents - through these first times. Collected in this treasury are: The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor, The Berenstain Bears and the Messy Room, The Berestain Bears in the Dark, The Berenstain Bears and the Sitter, and The Berenstain Bears' New Baby.
The Great Mouse Plot
Roald Dahl - 2016
But there is one terrible problem. The shop is owned by Mrs Pratchett, a skinny old hag with filthy finger nails. She is so mean that the boy decides to trick her – and he’s got the perfect plan…Did you know that this boy grew up to become the writer Roald Dahl?Discover secrets about the World’s Number 1 Storyteller and start your Roald Dahl 100 celebrations in 2016 with this very special World Book Day story!
The Painted Pony
Angharad Thompson Rees
He enjoys his life in the carnival, thank you very much – until he meets a young boy called Sebastian, who has a rather peculiar gift. Sebastian can read Stargazer’s mind, and what starts as a fairground fun, turns into a great adventure. Their lives collide, and nothing will ever be quite the same again… Wild Horses will not Tear you Away! About Magical Adventures & Pony Tales Magical Adventures & Pony Tales is a collection of six enchanting pony inspired children’s short stories, drawing readers into magical lands with unforgettable characters and ponies. Fantastic friendships, battles between good and bad and magical mysteries all come together in this unforgettable world. About the Author Angharad Thompson Rees is a rather strange individual. She believes in the magical, revels in the whimsical and owns a pet unicorn. Angharad has spent a lifetime working with horses and ponies of all sorts, from Olympic show jumpers and world class racehorses to taming wild ponies using the art of Horse Whispering. She has always been horse mad and her love for these magnificent beasts can be seen on every page of the new children's book series, Magical Adventures & Pony Tales.
Pooh Invents A New Game
A.A. Milne - 1928
Is Eeyore digging holes in the ground? Wrong. Is he leaping from branch to branch of an oak tree? Wrong. Is he waiting for somebody to help him out of the river? Right. Perfect for early readers, Pooh Invents a New Game will not fail to please! Adapted by Stephen Krensky. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.
The Boxcar Children Mysteries Box Set: Books One Through Twelve
Gertrude Chandler Warner - 1996
Collected here are the first twelve classic stories, following the Alden children from their first adventure living in an old boxcar all the way through to their exciting journey on a houseboat. This box set is the perfect introduction to a timeless and cherished series. This enriched ebook box set includes an illustrated biography of author Gertrude Chandler Warner, with photos from the archives at the Warner Museum in Putnam, Connecticut.
Hamlet: A Shakespeare Story
Andrew Matthews - 2002
With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre and Love and Death in Anthony and Cleopatra. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross’s engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.source: hachettechildrens.co.uk