• Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      THE SNOW QUEEN

      A story in seven parts by Hans Christian Andersen

      by Neil Philip

      The Snow Queen is the most magical and profound of all Hans Andersen's fairy tales. It is a quest full of mystery, humour and adventure, and its uplifting theme is the power of innocence and enduring love. When Kay's heart turns to ice and he falls under

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      March 2018

      FOLKTALES OF MEXICO

      Horse hooves and chicken feet: traditional Mexican stories

      by Neil Philip

      Drawing from authentic sources, folklorist Neil Philip has created a rich and varied anthology where classic themes and fairytale elements are blended with magic and infused with Roman Catholic imagery to create a distinctly Mexican flavour and flare. The

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      June 2018

      INDIAN FOLK TALES

      Nineteen stories of Magic, Fate, Braver and Wonder

      by Caroline Ness,

      A twelfth-century Sanskrit parallel to Hans Christian Andersen's The Princess and the Pea‚ is just one of the surprises in this unusual collection of fairy tales from the Indian subcontinent. There are animal fables that recall both Aesop and Uncle Remus,

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      February 2018

      FOLKTALES OF AMERICA

      Stockings of buttermilk, and other traditional stories from the United States of America

      by Neil Philip

      This exhilarating book brings together some of the best classic stories told in the United States. Many of the tales were brought to the USA from Europe, and their origins can be traced from that European tradition. But wherever they spring from, the tale

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      March 2018

      MYTHS OF THE VIKINGS

      Odin's family and other tales of the Norse Gods

      by Neil Philip

      The Vikings were warlike adventurers with a strong sense of justice, and the high drama of their myths and legends, retold through the centuries, are still as vivid and enduring today. The stories are full of excitement and encompass both broad comedy and

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      July 2018

      THE LITTLE MERMAID

      and other tales from Hans Christian Andersen

      by Neil Philip

      Retold by: Neil Philip is a writer, folklorist and poet. Among his many books are Poets of the Inuit, The Adventures of Odysseus, and The Tale of Sir Gawain. His work has won numerous awards, including the Aesop Award of the American Folklore Award and th

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      May 2018

      FOLKTALES OF EASTERN EUROPE

      The flying ship and other traditional stories

      by Neil Philip

      These tales from the traditional folklore of Eastern Europe reflect a wide range of emotions and experiences, flavoured by a shared cultural heritage. Whether the setting is a poor cottage deep in the forest, a small village, or a king's court, each story

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      ARABIAN NIGHTS

      Sixteen stories of magical adventure including Aladdin, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

      by Neil Philip

      Every night, King Shahryar married a new bride. Every morning, he chopped off her head. So when the lovely Sheherazade became the latest of his wives, she had to do some quick thinking to stay alive. Over a thousand and one nights, she kept the King enthr

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      LEGENDARY QUESTS

      Mythological journeys and heroic adventures, from the voyages of Odysseus to the hunt for the Holy Grail

      by Philip Steele

      LEGENDARY QUESTS Mythological journeys and heroic adventures, from the voyages of Odysseus to the hunt for the Holy Grail Retold by Philip Steele Illustrated by Sue Climpson ARMADILLO Incredible journeys feature in many ancient tales - made in the ques

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)
      August 2019

      CREATION MYTHS

      How the world began, in 16 origin legends

      by Gilly Cameron Cooper

      How the world began, in 16 origin legends Retold by Gilly Cameron Cooper Illustrated by Patricia Ludlow ARMADILLO The universal and archetypal theme of how the world began has been explored by tribes and civilizations from the earliest times. These creat

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM

      Twenty classic stories including Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Snow White, and The Golden Goose

      by Retold by Neil Philip

      FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM Twenty classic stories including Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Snow White, and The Golden Goose Retold by Neil Philip lllustrated by Isabelle Brent ARMADILLO The world of fairy tales is one that we all love to enter. Many

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      FAIRY TALES from CHARLES PERRAULT

      by Neil Philip

      Little Red Riding Hood and other FAIRY TALES from CHARLES PERRAULT Eleven classic stories including Cinderella, The Sleeping Beauty and Puss-in-Boots Retold by Neil Philip lllustrated by Sally Holmes ARMADILLO Who wrote Cinderella? It may sound like a t

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      CELTIC FAIRYTALES

      Sixteen mystical myths and legends from the Celtic lands

      by Philip Wilson

      CELTIC FAIRYTALES Sixteen mystical myths and legends from the Celtic lands Retold by Philip Wilson Introduction by Neil Philip ARMADILLO Taken from sources that draw on ancient traditions, these tales from the Celtic lands of Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Br

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      IRISH FAIRYTALES

      Sixteen enchanting myths and legends from the emerald isle

      by Philip Wilson

      IRISH FAIRYTALES Sixteen enchanting myths and legends from the emerald isle Retold by Philip Wilson Introduction by Neil Philip ARMADILLO Irish fairy tales portray a rich and unpredictable world of enchantment and adventure. Witches and shape-changers, b

    • Traditional stories (Children's/YA)

      SCOTTISH FAIRYTALES

      Myths and legends of the highlands and islands

      by Philip Wilson

      SCOTTISH FAIRYTALES - Myths and legends from the highlands and islands Retold by Philip Wilson Introduction by Neil PhilipThe fairytales of Scotland portray a world of magic and shape-shifting. Horses and foxes that turn into handsome princes, thorns that

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