Category: Children's Classics
A classic collection of 17 of Joel Chandler Harris's classic tales of the adventures of the mischievous Brer Rabbit, and his friends Brer Fox, Brer Wolf and Brer Bear. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Rene Cloke in her delightfully vintage style. AGES: 4 plus
Category: Children's Classics
Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell, is a touching story of a beautifulblack horse, told from a horse's point of view, who is born on anenglish horse farm and stays with his mother who gives him goodadvice that will help him for the rest of his life. From hishappy times as a young foal to his harsh years as a ...Show more
Brimax, Chichester, 2004. 160 pp, 6 5/16" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1858549450 Charmingly illustrated in colour by Eric Kincaid. "With the aim of reaching a wider range of readers, Kenneth Grahame's text has been abridged. Some of the most difficult words have b een simplified an d the longer s ...Show more
Category: Children's Classics | Reading Level: From 7 To 14
A charming retelling of this magical tale of power and justice. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Power in the Tempest. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life all ...Show more
Deception is abound in this classic Shakespeare retelling. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Nature and Identity in As You Like It.
This series gives young readers the chance to discover Shakespeare for themselves. The stories come originally from the highly successful gift collection The Orchard Book of Shakespeare Stories. Also included are useful notes on the themes within the stories and a background to the Globe theatre. Andrew ...Show more
In Venice, the merchant Antonio borrows money so his friend can woo a beautiful lady. He agrees that if he doesn't repay Shylock the moneylender, Shylock can take a pound of his flesh. When Antonio's ships sink and he loses his fortune, Shylock insists on the gruesome payment...With Notes on Shakespeare ...Show more
Andrew Matthews brings another historical tale to life for young readers. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Villainy in Richard III.
Foolish and bad-tempered, King Lear divides the kingdom between his two wicked daughters, disowns his honest youngest daughter and banishes his friends. As the kingdom falls apart and Lear's humiliation turns him mad, will he finally realise what he has done? With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Thea ...Show more
A lively retelling of Shakespeare's famous work about the foolish ways people behave when they're in love. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Lies in Much Ado About Nothing.
Lovely Bianca has a queue of admirers anxious to marry her. But her older sister, Katharina, must get married first. Katharina has such a fiery temper she is known as 'the shrew', and no man is brave enough to propose. Can Petruchio tame her with his outrageous behaviour? With Notes on Shakespeare and t ...Show more
Rome's greatest general, Julius Caesar, returns to the city celebrating a glorious victory. But among the cheering crowds a group of conspirators are determined to prevent Caesar becoming king...With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Liberty and Power in Julius Caesar.