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Beliefs and Myths of Viking Britain

Beliefs and Myths of Viking Britain

by: Martyn J. Whittock

 

Aiming to extend children's historical knowledge of specific aspects of a period, each book in this series looks at real people through important episodes and developments. They also feature timelines showing details of each separate period.


ISBN: 9780431059785

Publisher: Pearson Education, Oxford

Subject: Children, Stories

Readership level: From 10 To 12

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Tales of Wonder and Magic

Tales of Wonder and Magic

by: Juan Wijngaard

 

A magic story, says award-winning author Berlie Doherty, is "a story that casts a spell on the reader, so that they can't get it out of their minds or their dreams." In its own way, each of the ten stories she has chosen to include in this book casts such a spell. Here are tales from all round...


ISBN: 9780744581478

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

Subject: Children, Stories

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The Barefoot Book of Father and Daughter Tales

The Barefoot Book of Father and Daughter Tales

by: Josephine Evetts-Secker

 

A companion volume to "The Barefoot Book of Mother and Daughter Tales", this anthology features ten thought-provoking stories, all of them showing the importance of the father-daughter bond, not only in traditional societies but also in the modern world.


ISBN: 9781898000730

Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd

Subject: Children, Stories

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The Barefoot Book of Mother and Son Tales

The Barefoot Book of Mother and Son Tales

by: Josephine Evetts-Secker

 


ISBN: 9781901223064

Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd

Subject: Children, Stories

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The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Sea

The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Sea

by: James Riordan

 

This collection of folk tales revolves around an awe and respect for the sea's power. Some pose age old questions such as "Why the Sea is Salty", others like "The Little Mermaid" convey the fear of evil sea spirits, mermaids and giants in an otherwise unknown time.


ISBN: 9781898000099

Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd

Subject: Children, Stories

Readership level: From 5 To 9

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Barefoot Book of Stories from the Silk Road

Barefoot Book of Stories from the Silk Road

by: Cherry Gilchrist

 

The ancient trade route from East to West provides the location and inspiration for this collection of tales. The Spirit of the Silk Road guides the reader along the path of the caravans of the silk traders, reciting tales of goddesses and spirits, dragons and demons.


ISBN: 9781901223217

Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd

Subject: Children, Stories

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The Book of the Sea

The Book of the Sea

by: Desdemona McCannon

 

Throughout the ages the sea has been a great source of wonder and mystery to people. This work contains stories rewritten from myths and legends from India, China, Africa, North America and Europe, tales of kind and generous, deep, dark and dangerous oceans - the source of untold mysteries.


ISBN: 9780747539230

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Subject: Children, Stories

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Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail: A Story of Pablo Picasso

Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail: A Story of Pablo Picasso

by: Laurence Anholt

 

Sylvette was a shy girl with many secrets. She dreamed of being an artist, but no one knew of her plans. One summer, the famous Picasso came to Sylvette's town, Vallauris. Amazingly, out of all the people in the town, Picasso chose her as his model. Gradually, Sylvette came to view the famous...


ISBN: 9780711211773

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Subject: Children, Stories

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Degas and the Little Dancer

Degas and the Little Dancer

by: Laurence Anholt

 

Marie dreams of becoming the most famous ballerina in the world. When she joins the ballet school in Paris, she notices a fierce man sitting at the side, sketching the dancers. The man is the painter, Edgar Degas, and his clay model of Marie does indeed make her the most famous dancer of all.


ISBN: 9780711221574

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Subject: Children, Stories

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I Spy with Inspector Stilton

I Spy with Inspector Stilton

by: Judith Rossell

 

At the end of the book, the reader learns that the thief has dropped a clue in each place visited. The reader must then return to each double-page spread and find these clues in order to deduce the identity of the thief.


ISBN: 9781877003295

Publisher: Little Hare

Subject: Children, Stories

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