Featuring beloved forgotten favourite stories such as Mary-Mary Goes Visiting, Mary-Mary's Handbag, Mary-Mary Goes Away And Mary-Mary Is A Surprise, this title follows the misadventures of Mary-Mary, a little girl who knows rather...
The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you've never seen him before: telling his own story through the master storyteller and award-winning author of WAR HORSE.
Silver Brumby Echoing
THE SILVER BRUMBY CENTENARY EDITION and SILVER BRUMBY KINGDOM contain the first eight titles in the Silver Brumby series. This third volume contains the final five titles: DANCING BRUMBY BRUMBIES OF THE NIGHT DANCING BRUMBY'S...
Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
They are not like other rats. They work at night, in secret ... Time is running out for Mrs Frisby. She must move her family of mice before the farmer destroys their home. But her youngest son, Timothy, is too ill to survive the...
Lillipilly Hill is the story of Harriet Wilmot and her family, who have come to live in an inherited house in the New South Wales town of Barley Creek at the end of the nineteenth century - a delightful...
One spring morning a little girl called Fern rescues a runt and names him Wilbur. But then Wilbur is sent to live on a farm where he meets Charlotte, a very clever and very beautiful large grey spider. They become best friends...
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
This unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing Germany before the Second World War, is now available in a special hardback edition to celebrate the 90th birthday of its author Judith Kerr, with a reproduction of the original...
Just So Stories
In this sumptuous volume, which includes the often missing thirteenth story, The Tabu Tale (which Kipling added for the American edition in 1903). Kipling's unforgettable cast of extraordinary animal characters is brought to...
Velvet Brown is a 14 year old girl living in small coastal village in the 1920s. She dreams of owning and training horses one day. When she and her friend Mi see a piebald horse jump a five foot fence, they decide to follow...
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Follows the beautiful 'Cool Britannia' edition of 2012. This title is suitable for collectors of art and Beatrix Potter alike.
More than a delightful girls' book, this richly annotated and illustrated edition of Little Women will instruct new and returning readers, young and old. Alcott scholar Daniel Shealy illuminates the novel's engagement with social...
Boy: Tales of Childhood
This is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's early years at school and with his family. Like his stories, Dahl's childhood tales are unmissable. This edition has a great new Quentin Blake cover and a new end section of facts about...
The Selfish Giant
A magnificent new illustrated edition of Oscar Wilde's famous and moving story.
The Silver Brumby Centenary Edition
To many people the name Elyne Mitchell is synonymous with The Silver Brumby, the timeless classic that has captivated the hearts and imaginations of young readers since it was first published in 1958. This special edition has...
Peter Pan and Wendy
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. Ages 7+.
A Christmas Carol / A Christmas Tree
This is a new edition of two classic Christmas stories by Charles Dickens with illustrations from a bestselling Australian master. Ages 10+. Robert Ingpen is an Australian illustrator.
The Wind in the Willows
This classic adventure story, set in early twentieth-century Britain, features the lovable characters Rat, Toad, Mole, and Badger. This edition celebrates 100 years of Wind in the Willows. Ages 7-10.
The Moomins and the Great Flood
Moominmamma and young Moomintroll search for the long lost Moominpappa through forest and flood, meeting a little creature (an early Sniff) and the elegantly strange Tulippa along the way.
Seven Little Australians
The third edition of a story set in Australia in the 1890s, where the seven Woolcot children live with their widowed father and his new wife in a large, rambling house. The children refuse to be tamed - until one terrible,...
The Jungle Book
Rescued as an infant from Shere Khan, the tiger with the blazing eyes, Mowgli is brought up by the laws of the jungle. He learns how to hunt and how to speak the languages of the jungle creatures. Kipling's animal favourites are...
Picnic at Hanging Rock
On St Valentine's day in 1900, a party of Australian schoolgirls set off with two schoolmistresses on a picnic to a place called Hanging Rock. Some were never to return. What began as a pleasant and happy day out ended in terror.
Playing Beatie Bow
An Australian time-travelling classic where Sydney girl Abigail suddenly finds herself back in the early nineteenth century.
I Can Jump Puddles
It amazed me that they would imagine I would never walk again. I knew what I was going to do. I was going to break in wild horses and yell 'Ho! Ho!' and wave my hat in the air, and I was going to write a book like The Coral...
Grimm Tales: For Young and Old
In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a 'clear as water' retelling, in his unique and brilliant...
Around the World in Eighty Days
An unabridged edition of this classic tale, newly illustrated by one of Australia's greatest children's book illustrators! To fulfil a wager made at the Reform Club in London, Phileas Fogg and his newly appointed manservant,...
Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of pirates, treasures and swashbuckling action on the high seas is the archetypal ripping yarn and continues to captivate readers of all ages.
The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit
This numbered limited edition box contains two Peter Rabbit adventures. The Original Tale of Peter Rabbit is accompanied by The Further Tale, written by award-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson, and includes a signed...
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
The original and best magical car is back on the road, with brilliant new illustrations by Joe Berger.
The Secret Garden
The story of a spoilt, neglected and sickly young girl, who comes to the home of Mr Craven, her widowed and grieving uncle. Beautifully illustrated by award-winning Robert Ingpen.
Ladybird Classics: Treasure Island
Abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, this title retains all the key events and characters of the Treasure Island story, including Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver and Ben Gunn, deadly...
Alice In Wonderland
A newly illustrated edition of this classic tale by one of Australia's greatest children's book illustrators. Ages 5+
Ladybird Classics: The Secret Garden
Abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, this title retains all the key parts of the story, including the mysterious, locked secret garden. It also features full-colour illustrations...
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler
Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned
kind of running away, so she decided not to run from
somewhere, but to somewhere.
And so, after some careful planning, she and her...
The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit squeezes under the gate into Mr McGregor's garden and is carted away from his beloved Lake District to the Scottish lowlands. This plucky little rabbit soon finds himself in the middle of a great big, brand new...
Ladybird Classics: Oliver Twist
Abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, this title retains all the key parts of Oliver's adventures around Victorian London, including tangles with Fagin and his gang of thieves, pretty...
Ladybird Classics: Black Beauty
Abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, this book retains all the key parts of the story including Black Beauty's friendship with Ginger, his treatment at the hands of his owners, and...
The Owl and the Pussycat and Other Nonsense Rhymes
Jump aboard the pea-green boat and enter the enchanting world of Edward Lear. This collection of Lear's best-loved nonsense verse is published to coincide with the Bicentenary of his birth in May 2012. Rediscover the Owl and the...
Presents the story of four sisters: independent, tomboyish Jo; delicate, loving Beth; pretty, kind Meg; and precocious, beautiful Amy, the baby of the family. This title tells the story of these four little women and their wise...
The Wind in the Willows
A story of animal cunning and human camaraderie. It features cover art by painter and illustrator Rachell Sumpter, who brings a whimsical sensibility to the Threads.
The Wizard of Oz: and Other Wonderful Books of Oz: the Emerald City of Oz and Glinda of Oz
Dorothy, together with her companions the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the cowardly Lion, makes her journey along the Yellow Brick Road in search of the wonderful wizard. This book features cover art that brings a whimsical...
Magic Faraway Tree Collection
The slipcase of all three in Enid Blyton's Classic
The Enchanted Wood
The Magic Faraway Tree
The Folk of the Faraway Tree
The Enchanted Wood
When Joe, Beth and...
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
When Dorothy and Toto are suddenly swept off the plains of Kansas by a huge cyclone to the land of Oz, they meet up with the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion, and together they set off down the yellow brick road in...
The Orchard Book of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales
Welcome to the wonderful fairytale world of Hans Christian Andersen...
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