Ladybird has published fairy tales for over forty years, bringing the magic of traditional stories to each new generation of children. These are based on the original Ladybird retellings, with beautiful pictures of the kind children like best - full of richness and detail. Children have always loved and will always remember these classic stories and sharing them together is an experience to treasure.
Ladybird By Design is a fascinating look at the social and design history of the well-known publisher Ladybird Books, released to celebrate 100 years since the familiar ladybird was first registered as a logo in 1915. Ladybird by Design charts the rise of the company that was initially known as Wills & Hepworth, from its origin as a small Loughborough printer to its growth into a global publisher beloved by millions of children, teachers and parents. It delves into the stories behind the beautiful art and design of the iconic mini hardback books that have adorned children's bookshelves for generations, and explores the career of Editorial Director Douglas Keen, who commissioned many of the books from the 1950s to the 70s, as well as those of the artists who brought them to life. In addition to a range of classic covers and images from books, Ladybird By Design also contains a selection of rare photographs and artwork, and includes sections on favourite series such as Well-Loved Tales, Nature, How it Works, Key Words, Junior Science, Hobbies and Interests, People at Work and Adventures from History, through to information on the exciting books still being published by Ladybird today. Written by Professor Lawrence Zeegen, a well-known illustrator and Dean of the School Design at the London College of Communication.
This book may be smaller than the average elf but it is FULL of stories! Stories of Christmases past and present, near and far; stories to make you laugh and to make you think; new stories, old stories and stories you'll remember for ever - this little book has them all! And each no more than two pages long, perfect to read or share at any time.
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. The Tales of Hearsay is a posthumous collection of four stories, published in 1911, the year after Conrad died, including The Tale, considered to be the one of his best short stories. Tales of Unrest is the collection of short stories where a reader will find many of Conrad's most frequently explored themes: isolation, distinctions between East and West, between colonial and native, a discernment and critique of civilization.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Twice-Told Tales is a volume of rearranged myths in which Hawthorne uses unexpected points of view to deftly twist the themes of classic folktales. These ironic tales introduce complex, emotional topics within a familiar context. The volume contains "Wakefield", "The Hollow of the Three Hills" and other stories.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Twice-Told Tales is a volume of rearranged myths in which Hawthorne uses unexpected points of view to deftly twist the themes of classic folktales. These ironic tales introduce complex, emotional topics within a familiar context. The volume contains "Sunday at Home", "The Gentle boy", "The Gray Champion" and other stories.
THE THREE SCARY STORIES BOOKS COME TOGETHER IN THIS PAPERBACK BOX SET TO FORM A TIMELESS COLLECTION OF CHILLINGLY SCARY TALES AND LEGENDS. Folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. The paperback books in this box set feature Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories books. Read if you dare! Includes Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories, and Scary Stories 3.
A wonderful adult colouring book for Ladybird fans of all ages, this is the full classic Cinderella well-loved fairy tale in the original mini hardback format, for you to colour, reimagine and make your own. Each of the twenty-four images has been faithfully reproduced from the original book - from the ugly sisters and the fairy godmother to the golden coach created from a pumpkin, the dashing prince and all three of Cinderella's iconic ballgowns.
Apple Bloom, Scootaloo, and Sweetie Belle wrote newspaper stories about their friends. Were their friends happy? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language.Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.The six levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. My Little Pony: The Pony School News, a Level 3 Activity Book, is A1+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. The activities encourage children to practice longer sentences with up to three clauses, some expression of future meaning, comparisons, contractions and relative clauses.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Tanglewood Tales are incomparable retellings of Greek myths. And stories in A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys are all stories within an another story. Williams College student, Eustace Bright, is telling these tales to a group of children at Tanglewood, an area in Lenox, Massachusetts. All the tales are modified from the original myths. This volume also includes such an amazing three tales as Fanshawe, The Snow-Image and The New Adam and Eve.
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "Tales of Pirates" is a volume collecting short stories about sea and pirate adventures. Mixing adventure, romance, and humor, these tales offer an interesting look at pirate life.
Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "Tales of Blue Water" is a collection of short stories about the sea. Mixing adventure, romance, and humor, these tales present an interesting view of life in the sea.
Eight kind fairy-tales for ours babies about nice and prickly small animals. Hedgehogs’ adventure in the forest and friendship with boys and girls. They suit for reading to kids as bedtime stories or for independent reading by children.
F.S.Fitzgerald was an American writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age. Tales of the Jazz Age is a collection of eleven short stories - all of them had been published earlier, independently-Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, the collection includes one of the most famous author's short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and other great works.