Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • I am Jeshua, son of Maryam, son of Joseph, and a son of God. My journey began in the dry lands by the Western Sea And it led me to hidden places in the mountains of the East. Every life is a book, and if we do not write it down, Surely it will blow ...


  • Every year around Christmas, thanks to the perennially popular ballet The Nutcracker, children all across America have visions of sugarplum fairies dancing in their heads—and on the stage. Many kids even perform in it with their local companies and...


  • Thus begins John Cech's enchanting retelling of Rapunzel, the tale of a poor couple forced to surrender their newborn daughter to a powerful witch, all for having stolen some lettuce to satisfy the wife's unbearable hunger. And so the witch takes Rap...


  • When a poor miller dies, he has nothing to leave his son but a cat -- but, fortunately, it’s a very smart cat. With just a pair of boots, a feathered hat, and a cloth bag, the wily Puss changes his master’s luck, transforming him from a peasant ...


  • Every day, twelve princesses mysteriously wear out twelve new pairs of shoes and neither the king, nor a series of hopeful suitors, can figure out how. Then a simple soldier, with a little magic on his side, gives it a try. Will he succeed where othe...


  • One of the earliest volumes ever printed in English was "Aesop's Fables," and these delightful, instructive little parables have never gone out of style. Though originally meant for all ages, it is generally considered the first real book to have an ...


  • It was a boast that would have terrible consequences. Once upon a time, a miller told the king that his beautiful daughter could spin straw into gold. Now the girl must complete this impossible task—and only a strange little man with a magical touc...


  • Jack and his marvelous beanstalk made their first appearance in England in 1734—and for nearly three centuries the tale has continued to enchant children. After all, what could be more reassuring to a small child than the idea that even a little bo...


  • A long time ago, there lived a prince who was looking for someone very special to marry. One of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories gets a breathtaking showcase, with lavish art and an elegant retelling by acclaimed writer, professor, an...






  • Adapted from the perennially popular folktale, first published by the Brothers Grimm in 1812, this engaging version of The Elves and the Shoemaker features uniquely compelling and otherworldly illustrations by Kirill Chelushkin. What will the poor co...



  • Meeting his match at the height of his ninth life, Southernmost Cat begins a tug-of-war with a huge, hungry fish that is just as stubborn as he is, and the old cat begins a wondrous journey around the globe....