Fairytales, folk tales & fables

Grimms' Fairy Tales

Grimms' Fairy Tales

The Brothers Grimm

Once upon a time there was a book, and inside the book were princes who had been turned into frogs or ferocious beasts, princesses so beautiful they astonished the sun, faithful sweethearts and evil stepmothers, giants taller than...

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Aesop's Fables

Aesop’s Fables

Elli Woollard, Marta Altes

A beautifully illustrated and rhyming retelling of a selection of Aesop's Fables.

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 Read reviewBold Tales for Brave-hearted Boys

Bold Tales for Brave-hearted Boys

Susannah McFarlane, Simon Howe, Matt Huynh, Louie Joyce, Brenton McKenna

Bold: typically describes one who is willing to take risks; who is brave in heart as well as deed. Boys can be pretty handy at dragon-felling and tower-climbing, but there is so much more to them than brawn and bravado: they have...

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Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power

Power to the Princess: 15 Favourite Fairytales Retold with Girl Power

Vita Weinstein Murrow, Julia Bereciartu

What if princesses didn't always marry Prince Charming and live happily every after?

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The Little Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales

The Little Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen, MinaLima

Thirteen engaging tales exuding originality, whimsy and humor among them Great Claus and Little Claus, The Ugly Duckling, The Red Shoes, Thumbelina, and the title story.

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The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales

The Orchard Book of Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Saviour Pirotta, Emma Chichester Clark

A beautiful new edition of these ten favourite fairy tales from the brothers Grimm.

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Fairytales for Feisty Girls

Fairytales for Feisty Girls

Susannah McFarlane, Lucinda Gifford, Sher Rill Ng, Beth Norling, Claire Robertson

Renowned girl hero and feisty author Susannah McFarlane presents an illustrated collection of 'tilted' fairytales featuring girls with smarts.

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The Buried Moon & Other Tales of Bright Young Women

The Buried Moon & Other Tales of Bright Young Women

Kate Forsyth, Lorena Carrington

All of the seven tales in this collection have one thing in common. They are stories of young women who face darkness and danger, but who prevail against the odds because of the brightness of their spirit and the strength of their...

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Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories

Indonesian Children’s Favorite Stories

Joan Suyenaga, Salim Martowiredjo

A collection of traditional Indonesian folktales drawn from the nation's lore and legends retold for an international audience by Joan Suyenaga, this book supplies a glimpse of the country's traditional culture, morals, and...

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Why the Bear Has No Tail: And other Russian Folk Tales

Why the Bear Has No Tail: And other Russian Folk Tales

Elena Polenova, Netta Peacock

Towards the end of the 19th century, the English art journalist Netta Peacock travelled to Russia where she met Elena Polenova, the artist and younger sister of the famous artist Vasily Polenov.

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Gamayun Tales I: An Anthology of Modern Russian Folk Tales

Gamayun Tales I: An Anthology of Modern Russian Folk Tales

Alexander Utkin

Enter a world of magic and adventure in this stunning series based on traditional Russian folklore. Collected into a beautiful new paperback edition for the first time!

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Indian Children's Favorite Stories

Indian Children’s Favorite Stories

Rosemarie Somaiah, Ranjan Somaiah, B. Ranjan Somaiah

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories that the whole family will enjoy! Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales...

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Orchard Aesop's Fables

Orchard Aesop’s Fables

Michael Morpurgo, Emma Chichester Clark

Celebrating 10 years of this timeless collection of Aesop's favourite tales, retold by Michael Morpurgo - author of War Horse - and illustrated by renowned artist, Emma Chichester Clark.

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Animal Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland

Animal Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland

Sharon Jacksties

A collection of folk tales about our native wildlife from a professional storyteller

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Illustrated Fairy Tales

Illustrated Fairy Tales

Various

A gorgeous gift for young children, this beautiful treasury of Usborne Young Reading and First Reading titles will delight and entertain with its collection of classic stories

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 Special priceStrega Nona: An Old Tale

Strega Nona: An Old Tale

Tomie de Paola

Strega Nona - Grandma Witch - is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. He is supposed to look after her house and...

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Peep Inside a Fairy Tale Little Red Riding Hood

Peep Inside a Fairy Tale Little Red Riding Hood

Anna Milbourne, Julia Sarda Portabel

Journey into the woods with Little Red Riding Hood, peeping through the trees, lifting flaps to see what's beneath things, and watching granny's cottage emerge with each turn of the page. Delicate cutaways and holes to peep...

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Cinderella

Cinderella

Lynn Roberts, David Roberts

Cinderella moves into the era of flapper girls and the Charleston, in a new edition of this famous rags to riches tale. Lynn Roberts has crafted a humorous story straight from the art deco period that perfectly complements her...

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Tales From The Arabian Nights

Tales From The Arabian Nights

Donna Jo Napoli, National Geographic Kids

Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections.

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