A boat of stars came down tonightand sailed around my bed -it sprinkled stardust on my eyes,put dreams inside my head Open worlds of imagination and explore the magic of everyday life with this enchanting new collection of poetry from some of Australia's most-loved writers and illustrators. Pe ...Show more
The sixty-four poems in A Child's Garden of Verses are a masterly evocation of childhood from the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped. They are full of delightful irony, wit and the fantasy worlds of childhood imagination, and introduce for the first time the Land of Nod. But they are also touched w ...Show more
Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.
This gloriously illustrated hardcover edition of Ursula Moray Williams' classic tale is a truly special gift to treasure When Uncle Peder the toymaker falls on hard times, his little wooden horse must go out into the world to seek his fortune. But whether he's working in a coal mine, sailing the seven s ...Show more
A collection of charming and enduring stories that convey morals to young and old alike. Aesop was a slave and storyteller who lived in ancient Greece around 620-564 BC. No writings by him exist (if they ever existed at all), yet numerous stories and tales have been credited to him and have been shared ...Show more
Category: Classics | Series: Barnes and Noble Leatherbound Children's Classics Ser.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is one of the most celebrated children's books of all time. In this edition Lewis Carroll's original story of little Alice's tumble down a rabbit hole is brought to life by stunning illustrations from John Tenniel. The book also features an elegant bonded-leather binding ...Show more
Amin belongs to the Taca-Taca nomadic tribe in the land of Akida. Accidentally separated from his tribe, he decides to look for a new name and a new land to belong to. Along the way, however, he realises that he already has a name and a land. The story is based on Principle 3 of the Rights of the Child, ...Show more
30 awesome topics for pharaoh fanatics explained in half a minute Meet the charismatic Ancient Egyptians in this informative title for history buffs aged 812. Covering more than just mummies and pyramids, this book introduces life by the Nile, including the jobs people had, the clothes they wore, the to ...Show more
With fast facts, mini missions and engaging artwork, Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds is an introduction to one of the world' s greatest ancient civilizations. Children will discover how ordinary Romans lived, what it was like to be a legionary and how the mighty Roman empire rose - and fell. Other topics cov ...Show more
Animal Stories for 7 Year Olds is a rich and varied selection of heart-warming animal stories by some of the very best writers for children, chosen by Helen Paiba. The collection is perfect for reading alone or reading aloud - and for dipping into time and time again.In this collection you'll get the ch ...Show more
Anna has a magic box, in which some special friends live. They are small and need help. Playing with them, she starts to understand the important role adults play in caring for children - from parents to doctors and teachers. This story is inspired by Principle 4 of the Rights of the Child, according to ...Show more
Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.