Red Riding Hood
by Lari Don
Lari Don's retelling of this well-loved tale is lively and exciting with a wolf who is just scary enough for younger children to enjoy. With eye catching illustrations, this is a perfect introduction to the traditional tale classic.
The Elves and the Shoemaker by Alison Edgson
When the kind shoemaker runs out of money, he worries how he will finish his shoes. Then one morning, he find the most magnificent pair of shoes.
But who has made them...and why? The classic story comes to life with lift-up flaps to encourage prediction and discussion.
The Three Little Pigs
by Mei Matsuoka
Then I'll HUFF and I'll PUFF and I'll blow your house down! cried the wolf. Find out what happens in this classic tale when the three little pigs build homes made of straw, sticks and bricks. With lively illustrations to engage and excite.
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
by Tony Ross
Whenever Harry is made to do anything he doesn't like, he distracts people by crying, 'Wolf!'. Then one day, when the wolf really does jump out at Harry, nobody listens when he cries 'Wolf!'. A hilarious and quirky retelling of a famous fable, with an unexpected ending!
The Magic Paintbrush
by Julia Donaldson
With her magic paintbrush, Shen enjoys painting things to help others. But when the evil emperor hears of her gift, he commands Shen to paint gold for him instead. She is determined to paint only for the need, but can she match the emperor's mighty power?
The Ugly Duckling
The poor Ugly Duckling is chased away from his home because he doesn't fit in. Join him on his journey of survival and homecoming. This story is a perfect introduction to the classic tale, with its gentle, rhythmic text and bright, friendly illustrations.
The Little Red Hen
by Mary Finch
The lazy rooster and mouse can't be bothered to help the Little Red Hen tend her ear of wheat, to make into bread. But when her loaf of warm bread is finally ready, the Little Red Hen is not at all inclined to share it with them. The rooster and the mouse soon mend their ways!
The Gingerbread Man
by Lesley Sims
Run, run as fast as you can, you can't catch him, he's the Gingerbread Man! But although he may be able to out-run everyone, can the Gingerbread Man outwit the cunning fox? The simple and engaging text is accompanied by gorgeous illustrations
A group of intrepid travelling dogs arrive in a village in the grip of winter and food scarcity. They are met with hostility, but manage to entice the villagers to share their treasured food stores to make 'stone' soup. Will they succeed in making the village a much happier place than they found it?
The Gigantic Turnip
This hilarious retelling of the classic Russian tale about a farmer whose turnip is impossible to pull from the ground uses simple vocabulary and quirky illustrations. Its cumulative theme will soon have young readers gleefully joining in.
The Princess and the Pea
by Lauren Child
The tale of a prince, a princess, perfect politeness and a peculiarly hard pea. This beautifully presented book explores the tale of the down-to-earth princess through a stunning mix of artwork and photography to create a fairy tale to be treasured.
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
by Mary Finch
Will the three goat brothers make it across the big, hairy troll's bridge to the sweet grass on the other side of the stream? In this quirky picture book, vibrant paper collage illustrations and predictable text keep young readers engaged with the classic story.
Around the World in 80 Tales
Around the World in 80 Tales takes children across six continents, with entertaining folktales from 80 different storytelling traditions. From a dragon princess in China to a clever peddler in Morocco, children will meet wonderful characters as they travel around the globe.
A Year Full of Stories: 52 folk tales and legends from around the world by Angela McAllister
Celebrate your year with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world. This rich collection of folk tales, legends and myths commemorates the changing seasons, cultural events and festivals throughout the year.