Book List:20 titles
  • A collection of 11 best-loved Grimm fairy tales featuring animal characters, including The Bremen Town Musicians, The Hedge King, The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids, The Hare and the Hedgehog, and more, translated by Guardian Children's Fiction Prize ...


  • Arthur de Caldicot has achieved his dream: He now serves as squire to Lord Stephen of Holt Castle. But this new world opens up fresh visions as well as old concerns. Arthur longs to escape the shadow of his unfeeling father and meet his birth mother....


  • This is the story of a young man who travelled far across the sea to fight two terrifying monsters-one who could rip a man apart and drink his blood, the other who lived like a sea-wolf at the bottom of a dark, blood-stained lake. The young hero's na...



  • Gatty is a field girl on a manor. She has never seen busy London or the bright Channel, the snowy Alps of France or the boats in the Venetian sea. She has not sung in the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem or prayed at the manger in Bethlehem -- or been kid...


  • Of all the characters in THE SEEING STONE and AT THE CROSSING-PLACES, it is Gatty the village girl - steadfast, forthright, innocent and wise - who has won the hearts of readers. This is her story. Gatty, who has never been further than her own villa...


  • An orphan with no voice but an extraordinary musical gift. A man of music who discovers her gift. HEARTSONG is a spellbinding tale about the healing power of music, set against the mystery and beauty of Venice. Abandoned at the orphanage in Venice...


  • Two modern masters illuminate the Nativity story, creating a sumptuous gift book for families to cherish.Mary, great with child. The lively donkey. The dignified wise men. The glorious angels. All the beloved figures of the nativity story are given n...


  • Kevin Crossley-Holland's award-winning Arthur trilogy comes to its triumphant and moving close.Arthur de Caldicot waits eagerly in Venice for the start of the Fourth Crusade. But it's now when Arthur's future should be clearest that he feels the most...






  • Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the pre-Christian Scandinavian world vividly to life. Gods, humans, and monstrous beasts engage in prodigious drinking bouts, contests of strength, greedy schemes for gold, and lusty encounters. Included a...


  • 'Burning ice, biting flame; that is how life began' The extraordinary Scandinavian myth cycle is one of the most enduring, exciting, dramatic and compelling of the world's great stories. The Penguin Book of the Norse Myths compellingly retells these ...


  • Anouk, Ben and Cara dream of a fabulous treasure buried on the golden island across the harbor. A mysterious and grizzled old man offers them passage on his boat, but only if they can solve seven vexing riddles. If they succeed, a strange and magical...




  • ONCE AND FUTURE. TWICE AND PAST. The year is 1199 and on the borders of England and Wales young Arthur de Caldicot waits impatiently to grow up and become a knight. One day his father's friend Merlin gives Arthur a shining black stone -- a seeing ...


  • Award-winning author, Kevin Crossley-Holland, presents a collection of stories where even the longest story is very short- none longer than two pages. A wonderful mix of the best short stories. Some are old, some are new, some are scary, some are fun...




  • In the village of Waterslain in Norfolk, in the 1950s, a fragment from a carved angel's wing is discovered. Maybe the wooden angels that once supported the church roof were not, after all, destroyed centuries ago, but spirited away to safety. Two chi...


  • Drawn from both literary and historical sources, a fascinating tour of the magical world of Camelot vividly brings to life King Arthur and the legends surrounding him, including the sword Excalibur, the quests, the medieval romances, and much more. R...