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Island and the Bear, The


Price: $17.99

Publisher: Kelpies:

Seller ID: 15415

ISBN: 1782500200

"Anything can happen anywhere. Anywhere was an island. Anything was a bear." One windy morning on a wild and quiet Hebridean island, a bear appeared where there should not have been a bear. The gentle giant played happily in streams, danced in the wind, and would not harm a living thing. But even friendly bears don't belong on Scottish islands. Will he ever find his way home? This touching tale, recounted in Louise Greig's gentle verse, and brought to life by Vanya Nastanlieva's enchanting illustrations, is inspired by a true story that ... View more info

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Frog Prince, The


Price: $17.00

Publisher: Wynstones Press:

Seller ID: 12843

ISBN: 0946206635

A simple production of this classic tale from the Brothers' Grimm. With 5 watercolour paintings by Annelise Twentyman, this book attempts to reveal the soul qualitites inherent within this tale. The introduction by the illustrator explains in detail the developmental background behind the story, and its importance for young children today. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 12843] View more info

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Magical Wishing Fish: The Classic Grimm's Tale of the Fisherman and His Wife


Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15265

ISBN: 1782505245

One day a poor fisherman catches a fish that says he's an enchanted prince and begs to be set free. But when the fisherman tells his wife the story, she demands that the fish grants a wish in return. The magical wishing fish grants them a new house, riches and power. But as his wife's requests become more and more extreme, the kindly fisherman starts to wish only that they were as happy as they'd been when they were poor. This classic Brothers Grimm tale of being careful what you wish for is beautifully brought to life with soft, detailed illustrations by Loek Koopmans. A wonderful new ... View more info

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Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 15416

ISBN: 178250382X

colour illustrations "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair!" Trapped at the top of a tall tower, every day Rapunzel throws down her long, long golden hair for her captor, the enchantress, to climb. Until one day the King's son discovers Rapunzel and they fall in love. The prince and Rapunzel devise a plan to escape - but the enchantress discovers their scheme and chops off Rapunzel's hair. Will the couple be parted forever? This classic fairy tale is wonderfully brought to life with soft, colourful illustrations by popular illustrator Maja Dusí... View more info

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Cinderella A Grimm's Fairy Tale


Price: $24.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12537

ISBN: 0863159486

colour illustrations When her widowed father remarries, beautiful Cinderella is left to cook and clean for her cruel stepmother and jealous stepsisters. On the day of the King's ball, Cinderella weeps when she is left behind. Hearing her sobs, her friends the birds bring her a glittering gown and silk slippers so she too can go to the ball. Will Cinderella be recognised? And will the Prince find his true bride? This beautifully imagined adaptation of the Brothers Grimm classic fairy tale is brought to life with Ulrike Haseloff's soft, colourful illustrations. Children will love the extra... View more info

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Favourite Collection of Grimm's Fairy Tales: Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and many more classic stories


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Floris Books: 2015

Seller ID: 14248

ISBN: 1782502017

These classic Brothers Grimm tales of princesses and dwarfs, wicked queens and gentle bears have delighted children and adults alike for two centuries. Their unique magic and wonder make them inspiring reading for children everywhere. Each story is accompanied by charming illustrations by Anastasiya Archipova, illustrator of dozens of children's books. This gift edition of Grimm's tales is designed for little hands and will make a beautiful addition to any bookshelf. The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, were German professors whose collections of folk tales and fairy tales hav... View more info

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Tiptap the Gnome and Other Tales


Price: $13.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship: 1984

Seller ID: 12179

ISBN: 0903580160

Colour illustrations. A charming picture for young children following the adventures of Tiptap the gnome and his animal friends, and five other short stories: In the Rain; The Balloon; The Magic House; Fun in Wintertime; and Christmas Eve. Gentle pastel colours bring these seasonal stories to life. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 12179] View more info

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Witch Called Rosa


Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 15237

ISBN: 1869981820

There is definitely something very peculiar about Charlie and Polly's new neighbours, and it isn't just their choice of pet! Meet Rosa and Chipolata, who are about to introduce their new friends to the most mixed up, dotty and frankly quite hopeless family of witches that ever moved next door. A Witch called Rosa is a fast-moving adventure which builds to a nail-biting conclusion that will bring loads of enjoyment to everyone who reads it. Hilary Hawkes stories – a series of funny and exciting short adventures. Each story encapsulates the author's inimitable, off-beat style and is de... View more info

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Twenty-Nil and Other Disasters


Price: $16.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Robinswood Press: 2005

Seller ID: 10611

ISBN: 1869981812

11 line drawings Breakfast is always chaotic in Jason's home. Not the best time to try and explain that you have started turning invisible overnight! The events of the rest of the day do not seem to get any more sensible. Jason must rescue his best friend, George, from the clutches of the quiz-show-obsessed Dr Brillbot. Then there's his sister's football team, who desperately need a hand to avoid another disastrous result that they seem to be heading for. And all of this before teatime! [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10611] View more info

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The Sand Elephant


Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15575

ISBN: 1782506152

NOTE YET PUBLISHED DUE SEPTEMBER 2019 Please consider ordering in advance Paul has no one to play with. The sandpit is empty. Or is it? As he digs and pats the sand, a shape appears: an elephant. Curling up under the elephant's warm, sandy trunk, Paul drifts off to sleep. But then something amazing happens. The sand elephant stands up, and lifts Paul onto its back! The sand elephant takes Paul to a wonderful land where incredible sand animals and their children are laughing and playing together. But what will happen when the wind starts to blow and the rain starts ... View more info

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Rain or Shine


Price: $13.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 13568

ISBN: 1782500448

This classic, much-loved board book without text leads young children through the year.The fun, simple illustrations show children enjoying outdoor seasonal activities such as feeding ducks in the spring rain, building sandcastles in the summer sun, playing in autumnal leaves, and sledging through wintry snow.This chunky book is perfect for little hands, and children will love to spot the detail in each picture. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13568] View more info

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Shepherd Boy and the Christmas Gifts, The


Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15268

ISBN: 1782504389

Nathan wants to be a shepherd like his father but he also loves to craft beautiful figures from wood and wool he collects on the hills. His father loses patience, and Nathan agrees to throw away his toys and look after the sheep more carefully. Then one night an angel appears to the shepherds and tells them that a special child has been born. Nathan knows they must go and see the baby -- but what can be bring as a gift? A heart-warming and unique version of the Christmas story, suitable for young children, with joyful artwork from German illustrator Sanne Dufft. View more info

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Buzzy And The River Rats Book II


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mercury Press:

Seller ID: 7689

ISBN: 0929979672

It is the Autumn of 1954 in the Catskill Mountain town of Delhi, N.Y. John Hoffman, Buzzy Fancher, and the other members of the River Rat Gang are in the eighth grade at Delaware Academy. The excitement of Halloween is in the air. Their adventures begin with an elaborate prank involving an antique fire engine. Winter brings tobogganing and romance, spring an encounter with the tough Trucker Gang, and summer a raid on a Girl Scout camp. The Buzzy stories are for all ages. They capture the excitement, friendships and young romance of growing up in 1950s small-town America. [When referring ... View more info

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Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Penguin Books Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 11521

ISBN: 0140275363

illustrations geneal. table, maps One of the greatest epics in Western literature, "The Iliad" recounts the story of the Trojan wars. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves to its tragic conclusion. In his introduction, Bernard Knox observes that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it co-exists with both images of civilized life and a poignant yearning for peace. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 11521] View more info

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Knottles, The


Price: $23.00

Publisher: Steiner Books:

Seller ID: 15420

ISBN: 1621480038

When a family builds a new home at the edge of a pine forest, the children go to sleep in their new bedroom for the first time. As the full moon shines on the beautiful new pinewood floors, walls, and ceiling, they have the most surprising dream...out of a large pinewood knot climb seven little Knottles, who are the guardians of the pine trees. The Knottles sing and dance with the children... Remember the pine trees, how they grow, In the summer, in the snow, Remember the pine trees, root in stone, Twig and limb, seed and cone, And a golden heart in every tree, Giving people wood for free. Whe... View more info

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Beejum Book, The


Price: $44.00

Publisher: Bell Pond:

Seller ID: 11404

ISBN: 0880107294

The Beejum Book offers a journey into a world of fantasy that, deep down, each of us knows and longs for. It tells the story of Teak, a child living abroad between the two World Wars. Teak’s mother tells her not to worry about being left alone, because every night, when she goes to sleep, they can meet in Beejumstan. Teak’s travels to this magical realm bring her face to face with Lonesome, a well-attired rabbit and Beejumstan’s “ambassador without portfolio”; Figg Newton, the alchemist; the witches Rudintruda and Idy Fix; Gezeebius, the Wise Old Man; and many... View more info

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Sally's Snow Adventure


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 15535

ISBN: 0810970619

Stephen Huneck's popular and enduring creation, Sally the dog, experiences life in the snow in this new picture book. At the ski lodge, Sally makes friends with the rescue dogs, enjoys the comforts of the lodge, and tries her paw at various winter sports. When night falls and Sally can't find her way home, the rescue dogs manage to find her and bring her back to safety. Featuring a sweet story and Huneck's signature style of illustration, this book is sure to appeal to children and dog lovers of all ages. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 15535] View more info

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Old Freedom Train Frieze


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 4094

The Steiner-inspired Alphabet book Old Freedom Train features 26 hand drawn, characterised illustrations of the letters of the alphabet. Each picture is the letter, and each letter is the picture — taking children on a journey of both heart and mind. It includes poems, nursery rhymes and songs — adding to the joy and connection children will experience when travelling from 'Angel' to 'Zebra'. The Freize is presented as a collection of seven pieces, and is a gentle, joyful decoration which can be positioned to fit perfectly on any child's bedroom or playroom wall. Created and illus... View more info

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Old Freedom Train A Waldorf Inspired Alphabet


Price: $37.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press: 2014

Seller ID: 13394

ISBN: 1907359400

It has come back! Now in hardback, this book by Sydney author Shayne Jackman was a favourite when she published it a few years ago. Based on the time-tested Rudolf Steiner/Waldorf education method of introducing the abstract letters of the alphabet with enlivening characterisation, the book is a beautifully illustrated gem that will delight parents and children alike. Each letter is introduced in a hand-drawn picture, and accompanied by a verse, poem or nursery rhyme. The Foreword introduces the story of how the book came about, and there is an Afterword about the Waldorf approach to ... View more info

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Mother Earth's Children


Price: $14.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Wynstones Press: 1995

Seller ID: 13984

ISBN: 0946206325

6ill. After Mother Earth has kept the seeds safe during their Winter sleep, she now calls for their other friends to come and help them grow. This story is both written in verse and illustrated with soft watercolor illustrations by Heather Jarman. Printed on thick card, in color throughout. Stitched binding. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13984] View more info