Six Roald Dahl favorites come together in this very special box set: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator", "Danny the Champion of the World", "George's Marvellous Medicine", "The BFG" and "The Twits". Complete with fun and fascinating extra material offering a sneak peek into the wonderf... read more
The final volume in the iconic Penguin Australian Children's Classics series, Blueback is a deceptively simple allegory about a boy who matures through fortitude, and finds wisdom by living in harmony with all forms of life. A beautiful distillation of Winton's art and concerns.
Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years. To celebrate his enduring popularity, eleven classic novels (complete and unabridged) are brought together in one lavish slipcased volume, truly to be treasured. Paddington Bear had t... read more
This beautiful edition of the children's classic Pippi Longstocking is illustrated throughout with wonderful collage pictures from the award-winning Lauren Child. The contemporary design, imaginative layout of the text, and stunning illustrations from Lauren Child all add up to a perfect gift purchase. When the book published... read more
This is a compendium of the Brothers Grimm's most beloved fairy tales, newly translated and accompanied by an array of vintage illustrations. This book brings together twenty-seven of the most beloved of the famous Grimms' fairy tales, including all the classics, such as "Cinderella", "Snow White", "Sleeping Beauty", and "Han... read more
As far as the Fairy Queen was concerned, the Fairy-who-wouldn't-fly was lazy and so she banished her to the Woodn't, the place where she had sent all the other creatures who wouldn't do as they should. There, the Fairy-who-wouldn't-fly met many friends-the Kookaburra-who-wouldn't laugh, the Bee-who-wouldn't-live-in-a-hive, th... read more
|Series:||Beatrix Potter Classic|
"The Tale of Peter Rabbit" is the original classic by Beatrix Potter. "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" was first published by Frederick Warne in 1902 and endures as Beatrix Potter's most popular and well-loved tale. It tells the story of a very mischievous rabbit and the trouble he encounters in Mr McGregor's vegetable garden! Re-o... read more
Beautiful gift set featuring the beautiful colour editions of Winnie the Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were very Young and Now We Are Six. All the stories are original and unabridged A.A. Milne text. Ages 3-103+.
A beautiful new edition of a classic ballet story collection.
Travel to the magical Land of Sweets across the Lemonade Ocean in The Nutcracker; be dazzled by the magical Firebird with her flame-bright feathers; and dance until the clock chimes midnight with Cinderella and her handsome prince.
|Series:||Australian Children's Classics|
'Don't worry about us, Mam'selle dear,' smiled Miranda. 'We shall only be gone a very little while.' But they weren't. By turns eerie, haunting and thrilling, Joan Lindsay's story of vanishing schoolgirls is one of Australia's greatest mysteries. Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it c... read more
|Author:||J. K. Rowling|
Every great story has a great beginning - and this is where Harry Potter's extraordinary, magical adventure starts. From the moment Harry Potter is deposited on the doorstep of number four, Privet Drive, Little Whinging, with a swish of Albus Dumbledore's cloak and the words 'Good luck, Harry', J.K. Rowling's irresistible st... read more
|Series:||Australian Children's Classics|
"I'm beginning to realise that things don't turn out the way you want them to. And sometimes when they don't, they can turn out just a little bit better." Every so often, there comes a story so brilliant and lively and moving that it cannot be left in the past. Rediscover the magic of our country's most memorable children's b... read more
Offers a selection of 56 stories from the classic "Railway Series".
Beloved by all little girls, ballet stories enchant and open a world of magic. This collection of eight favourite ballet stories is filled with that magic and promise. The stories and sparkling illustrations will delight for years.
When her family fall on hard times, Jean and her family (including their dog Shadow) must move to the country. Not to worry though, as it seems they're going to live in a lovely little cottage, and Jean is assured she can have chickens. And perhaps even a new puppy...Jean has never been to the country before, and is fairly su... read more
"Once upon a time there was a little girl called Mary-Mary..." Mary-Mary is a collection of charming and delightful stories designed for younger, emergent readers. First released in 1957, this is a lovingly restored edition complete with original illustrations. This special edition includes the first book of the series (Mary-... read more
This is a deluxe hardback edition of The Magical Faraway Tree for the 75th anniversary. When Joe, Beth and Frannie climb up to the top of the Faraway Tree, they meet Silky, Moon-Face and the Saucepan Man. Their new friends show them an exciting secret - how to visit lots of strange and magical lands, where they have many thri... read more
Lovely hardback edition of Maurice Sendak's award-winning story. Max wears his wolf suit, and misbehaves. His mother calls him 'wild thing' and Max is sent to bed without any supper. In the night a fantastic world of forests and seas appears in his bedroom, and he sails away to become the king of the Wild Things.
A classic story picture book that will appeal to boys as well as girls, illustrated by an award winning Australian illustrator. This is the Centenary edition which makes it an attractive collectors item.
As the author confides, Winnie-the-Pooh has "sat down on some of the pages" of this treasure trove of nursery favourites. Several of the poems feature the beloved teddy bear, helping Christopher Robin with his schoolwork (if helping is the word) or simply philosophising about a bear's world. Many of the other verses are famou... read more