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Princess in the Forest

By: VON OLFERS, SIBYLLE, LAWSON, POLLY

Price: $23.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1994

Seller ID: 593

ISBN: 0863151892


colour illustrations The princess lives in a castle in the forest. The nature folk of the forest are her friends and companions. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 593] View more info

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Story of the Snow Children-Mini

By: VON OLFERS,SIBYLLE

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 12361

ISBN: 0863159095


Poppy is gazing out of the window at the snow when suddenly she sees that the snowflakes are really Snow Children, dancing and whirling in the garden. Soon, they whisk her away to the Snow Queen's wintry kingdom. From the author of The Story of the Root Children, this is another classic children's story with beautiful illustrations in the art-nouveau style. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 12361] View more info

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Story of Little Billy Bluesocks

By: VON OLFERS,SIBYLLE

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 12360

ISBN: 0863159044


This charming story, told in verse, shares a day in the life of a fun-loving little boy. Each beautiful illustration, painted in Olfers’ unique style, shows Little Billy Bluesocks as he goes through the day doing tasks that all children will enjoy. He wakes up, plants a seed, feeds the rabbits, plays on the seesaw with his dog, picks apples, has a delicious supper and finally goes to bed. This recently discovered classic from Sibylle von Olfers is available for the first time in English. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 12360] View more info

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My First Snow Children

By: VON OLFERS,SIBYLLE

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15418

ISBN: 1782505237


Poppy is watching the snow fall outside her window when she realises that the snowflakes are really Snow Children, dancing and whirling in the garden. The Snow Children whisk Poppy away to the Snow Queen's wintry kingdom, where the Princess is having a party! My First Snow Children is a lively abridgment of the traditional classic The Story of the Snow Children. Presented for the first time as a beautiful board book for very young children, it includes all of Sybille von Olfer's original art-nouveau illustrations, sympathetically adapted to fit the new format. A perfect sto... View more info

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Peter's Tree

By: WATTS, BERNADETTE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13713

ISBN: 1782501789


Peter wants to get his mother the perfect gift for her birthday. His sisters paint a picture and bake a cake – but they won’t let Peter join in. Instead, he dreams of giving his mother the most beautiful tree in the world. Grandad promises to help but Peter is disappointed with the black stick he digs up. How could anyone think this was a beautiful tree? Then the seasons change, and so does the tree. Will Peter’s tree flourish in the end? [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13713] View more info

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The Enchanted Nightingale The Classic Grimm’s Tale of Jorinda and Joringel

By: WATTS, BERNADETTE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14805

ISBN: 1782504362


Jorinda and Joringel are happily walking through the forest, but they stray too close to a witch’s castle and fall under her spell. Jorinda is transformed into a nightingale and imprisoned in the castle in a golden birdcage. Joringel is powerless to rescue his true love—until one night he dreams of a magical flower that can overpower the witch’s enchantments. Can he find the flower and free Jorinda? Love and bravery triumph over evil in this classic Brothers Grimm tale. The beautiful forest and forbidding castle are compellingly illustrated by Bernadette Wa... View more info

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Flower Heaven

By: WENZ-VIETOR, ELSE

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 973

ISBN: 0863157270


What happens to the poor plants when people snip off pretty rose flowers, pull the petals out of daisies, and tear off delicate poppy heads? They go to Flower Heaven, of course, where they are cared for by gentle flower angels and kept safe. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 973] View more info

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House of Lost and Found, The

By: WIDMARK, MARTIN

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15414

ISBN: 1782505423


Niles lives all alone in a big dirty house filled with memories of the people who used to live there. Then one day, a little boy appears on his doorstep and asks Niles to take care of his plant. Astonished, Niles takes the pot of dirt, and wonders what to do with it. As a seedling appears, Niles realises how empty and lonely his house is and begins to care for the plant, his house and himself. By the time the little boy returns his flower has bloomed into a beautiful poppy and Niles, and his house, are filled with hope again. This beautiful and uplifting story of loss and h... View more info

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Silver Bells and Cockle Shells Illustrated Classic Nursery Rhymes

By: WILLEBECK LE MAIR, HENRIETTA, ILLUSTR

Price: $27.99

Publisher: Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12808

ISBN: 1782500057


This beautifully illustrated, vintage collection of thirty classic nursery rhymes is the perfect gift for any baby or child. First published in 1911, it includes favourites such as Humpty Dumpty, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Sing a Song of Sixpence and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, each in its full version with verses you may not have discovered before. The rhymes are all illustrated in delicate watercolour tones by Dutch illustrator, Henrietta Willebeek le Mair. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 12808] View more info

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Wendy the Whale

By: WILLIAMS, ALEXANDER, NEWTON, LUCY

Price: $15.90

Publisher: United Kingdom, Wynstones Press: 2011

Seller ID: 10129

ISBN: 0946206716


Watercolour and ink [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10129] View more info

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Flight of the Golden Bird Scottish Folk Tales for Children

By: WILLIAMSON, DUNCAN

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13776

ISBN: 1782500170


'Stories are something you carry with you, something to last your entire life, to be passed on to your children, and their children for evermore.' Duncan Williamson Duncan Williamson, one of Scotland's Travelling People, has been celebrated as the bearer of Scotland's greatest national treasure: the richest trove of story and song in Europe. In this collection, he passes on some of these wonderful children's folk and fairy tales, collected from sixty years of travelling around Scotland. This collection includes stories about silver horses and golden birds, cunning lion... View more info

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Fine Friends An Hungarian Folktale

By: WITH ENGLISH TEXT TRANSLATED BY HANNAH HOCHMAN

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Wynstones Press:

Seller ID: 15531


A duck, an egg, a cock, a lobster and more 'fine friends' go travelling together... [When referring to this item please quote our ID 15531] View more info

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Eight-year-old Legend Book

By: WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $23.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 962

ISBN: 0863157130


10 b&w line illustrations This collection of stories is based upon tales told by the Buddha to his monks 2500 years ago. Isabel Wyatt's enchanting retelling conjures up a rich world of eastern legend, ruled by courtly kings and wise men, and populated by brave princes, faithful elephants and cunning monkeys. The stories tell of great adventures and heroes, of danger and courage, and most importantly of how wisdom and thoughtfulness always triumph over selfishness and greed. This anthology was compiled with children around the age of eight in mind - children who are embarking on more and ... View more info

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Homer's Odyssey A Retelling by Isabel Wyatt

By: WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $24.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 939

ISBN: 0863156835


10 b/w illustrations "Homer's Odyssey" is one of the greatest stories in literature, the epic tale of the return of Odysseus to his home following the Trojan war. After nine years of siege and fighting, the Greeks are finally returning home. But one of the Greek heroes, Odysseus, offends the Sea-God, who sends storms and waves to keep him from arriving home for ten years. In this thrilling story, we follow Odysseus' trials and adventures as he faces one danger after another on his long journey. In Isabel Wyatt's retelling of this magnificent adventure, we find all the wonderful s... View more info

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Legends of King Arthur

By: WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $23.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 10913

ISBN: 0863158307


b/w illustrations Enter a world of duels and jousting, where knights battle to protect the honour of fair maidens and defend King Arthur's castle. Knights meet in fellowship at Camelot, and are entertained with feasting and pageantry. Honour and chivalry are valued above all else, and courageous knights fight strange, unearthly foes to prove themselves worthy of a place at King Arthur's table. These ancient tales have been told since the fifth century when Welsh bards travelled the country entertaining lords and ladies with stories and songs. They were retold in verse by Chretien de Troy... View more info

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Legends of the Norse Kings The Saga of King Ragnar Goatskin and the Dream of King Alfdan

By: WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $22.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12631

ISBN: 0863159427


b/w illustrations The tales of the medieval Norse kings were originally sung or told as 'sagas'. These were legendary adventures full of exciting episodes in which the hero fought wicked enemies or even dragons in order to win the hand of a princess or to fulfil a great destiny. The two sagas in this book date from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries. The Danish ruler known as King Ragnar Goatskin was famous for fighting a dragon which had captured the princess Tora, and so won her hand in marriage. She died after giving him two sons and he then married Kraka, a beautiful maiden of ro... View more info

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Kingdom of Beautiful Colours and Other Stories

By: WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books: 2014

Seller ID: 13774

ISBN: 1782500596


New edition 'Once upon a time there was a kingdom of beautiful colours. In the middle of it stood a cloud mountain, and from the top of the cloud mountain you looked down on a wonderful rainbow, shining green and blue and yellow.' The King must go on a long journey, so asks his four sons to care for the kingdom of beautiful colours. But the youngest prince has his own ideas about how that should be done...The Kingdom of Beautiful Colours is just one of seven wonderful tales in this collection by master storyteller Isabel Wyatt. The stories are full of ivory towers, great forests, gold... View more info

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Hay for My Ox and Other Stories A First Reading Book for Waldorf Schools

By: WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $22.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 12310

ISBN: 0863159133


colour illustrations This classic early reading book for Steiner-Waldorf schools is now available again in a newly edited edition. The stories and poems range in style and content from the fairy-tale elements of Class 1 (age 6-7) to the legends and animal fables introduced in Class 2 (age 7-8). Rhythmical repetition of words, sounds and phrases is used throughout the book but especially widely in the tales for younger children. It includes The Prince Who Kept Pigs, The Tree of Three Cries, The Giant and the Child, The Fork-Tail and the Rams, and The Monkey and the Pea. [When referr... View more info

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Magical Wonder Tales King Beetle-Tamer and other Stories

By: WYATT, ISABEL

Price: $22.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 12958

ISBN: 178250009X


If Orfeo is to be king, his mother decides, he must sleep outside. And so Orfeo sleeps in the meadow and becomes friends with the animals, birds, insects and beetles. Then one day, he agrees to help a jackdaw return a ruby ring to a princess. King Beetle-Tamer is just one of fifteen magical wonder tales in this collection by master storyteller Isabel Wyatt. The tales are full of magic and unicorns, fairies and palaces, roses and gold, which will transport children to far away places and heroic deeds. Suitable for children aged seven and up, this is a classic collection from t... View more info

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Seven-year-old Wonder Book

By: WYATT, ISABEL, MACNEILL, ALYSON

Price: $23.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 12592

ISBN: 0863159435


b/w illustrations Every night, before Sylvia goes to sleep, she whispers a magic spell to the rhyme-elves. In the morning her Wonder Book is filled with beautiful pictures and poems of her adventures and the extraordinary stories she has heard. There is nothing Sylvia loves more than stories; so every day she asks her mother, the old woodsman and even her fairy friend Sister-in-the-Bushes to tell them to her. They weave magical stories of clever princesses, far-away kingdoms, courageous knights, kind children and graceful fairies. During the day, Sylvia also has her own adventures: plant... View more info