Jim Hawkins sets sail in search of Treasure Island. But on board ship, Jim discovers a mutinous plan, led by Long John Silver. Plunged into a world of swashbucklers, murderous pirates and deceit, Jim's enduring story is an account of courage, guile and wit.
The ninth book in Harper Design''s deluxe classic illustrated series--a beautiful and inventive fresh take on the Grimm Brothers'' fairy tales, including "Snow White," with stunning full-color artwork and interactive features created by MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise. Snow White and Other Grimms'' Fairy Tales includes twenty-three of the most popular tales penned by German brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, taken from their original collection Children''s and Household Tales, first published in 1812. Here are beloved characters, including Snowdrop (Snow White), Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty), Ashputtel (Cinderella), Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, The Elves and The Shoemaker, all reimagined by the brilliant award-winning designers at MinaLima. This deluxe edition is illustrated with specially commissioned artwork and includes nine extraordinary interactive features ranging from a pop-up forest and pull-tab mirror for Snow White and a wall of thorns encasing Sleeping Beauty to a three-dimensional ball gown for Cinderella and a pop-up tower for Rapunzel. Filled with marvels, this beautiful edition will enchant readers of every age and is sure to become a treasured keepsake.
MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise and the creators of the illustrated Jungle Book and Peter Pan, reimagine the beloved French fairy tale The Beauty and the Beast in this deluxe unabridged edition illustrated with stunning full-color artwork and nine 3-D interactive features--published to coincide with the release of the blockbuster Disney live-action musical film starring Emma Watson, Ian McKellen, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, and Emma Thompson. Generations of readers have been bewitched by the epic love story of a beautiful young girl imprisoned in the magical castle of a monstrous beast. Now, the classic fairy tale is brought to life in this spectacular illustrated edition as originally envisioned by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in 1740. The Beauty and the Beast is packed with specially commissioned, full-color artwork and nine exclusive interactive features, including: a fold-out map of the rich French city where the Merchant (Beauty''s father) and his family reside; a fold out that reveals the interior of the Beast''s enchanted palace; a series of flaps (similar to an Advent calendar) that open to reveal different entertainments; available to Beauty in the Beast''s palace; a dial of the ring Beauty turns on her finger to return to the Beast. This unique gift edition takes readers on a captivating journey through a mystical land filled with enchanting inhabitants. MiniLima''s imaginative artwork, exquisite detail, and engaging design recreate this timeless romantic adventure as never before in a lush unabridged gift edition sure to be cherished for years to come. Disney''s live-action movie musical version of Beauty and the Beast , directed by Bill Condon ( Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Dreamgirls ), stars Harry Potter alumna Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Luke Evans as Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, Ian McKellen as Cogsworth, Josh Gad as Le Fou, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Stanley Tucci as Cadenza, and Audra McDonald as Garderobe.
Featuring beloved characters such as the Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and the Snow Queen, a deluxe full-color edition of Hans Christian Andersen''s classic fairytales, illustrated with stunning drawings and interactive artwork from MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise--the perfect companion for fans of the Disney live-action film The Little Mermaid which will include a mix of songs from Hamilton ''s Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken. Nearly two hundred years after its publication in 1837, Hans Christian Andersen''s timeless fairytales continue to inspire young imaginations. This beautiful unabridged edition brings together many of the Danish writer''s favorite stories that have become literary classics, including "The Little Mermaid", "Thumbelina", "The Snow Queen", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Emperor''s New Clothes", and more. The thirteen stories in The Little Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales are illustrated with specially commissioned artwork and ten exclusive interactive features including: A dial with six mermaids A Duckling transforming into a swan Mattresses that pull away to reveal a pea The Snow Queen''s palace Gorgeously designed, this keepsake illustrated edition--the fourth book in Harper Design''s series of reimagined children''s classics--will be treasured by readers of all ages for generations to come.
In this stunningly designed 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 voice. These new versions show the adventures at their most lucid and engaging yet. Pullman's Grimm Tales of wicked wives, brave children and villainous kings will have you reading, reading aloud and rereading them for many years to come.
Découvre la langue anglaise en écoutant en VO la célèbre légende du roi Arthur !
Un livre-son pour s'initier à l'anglais en écoutant des contes connus par les petits français mais lus en anglais par des acteurs anglais et écrits dans une langue très simple.
Quoi de mieux pour s'initier à la prononciation anglaise que d'écouter des contes lus par des interprètes 100 % british ?
L'anglais, un enseignement devenu obligatoire en maternelle et primaire, selon les nouveaux programmes.
For thousands of years, Greek Myths have been told and retold. In these stories, brutality and bravery are reserved for men, while women are wicked witches or helpless maidens. Today, these myths continue to shape our ideas about justice, tragedy, and what makes a hero''s journey. Karrie and Jonathan love these stories, and have found a way to breathe new life into them by making one crucial change. Following the incredible success of Gender Swapped Fairy Tales they have taken that same simple step. They haven''t rewritten the stories in this book. They haven''t reimagined the endings, or reinvented characters. What they have done is switch all the genders. You''ll be enchanted by the refreshing world this swap creates - and thunderstruck by the new characters you''re about to discover.
King Arthur is one of the greatest legends of all time. From the moment when Arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, this book attempts to bring the world of King Arthur to life.
Penelope has been waiting for her husband Odysseus to return from Troy for many years. Little does she know that his path back to her has been blocked by astonishing and terrifying trials. Will he overcome the hideous monsters, beautiful witches and treacherous seas that confront him?
Ces mythes grecs superbement illustrés sont peuplés d'héroïnes audacieuses auxquelles s'identifieront les enfants.
Brave and Brilliant Girls fro the Greek Myths célèbre les héroïnes grecques, de Circé à Psyché en passant par Athéna et Artémis. Ces nouvelles versions de récits mythologiques inspireront une nouvelle génération de lecteurs, qui admireront la ruse et l'intelligence de Pénélope face à ses courtisans ou d'Artémis venant à bout de deux géants. Ils découvriront les pouvoirs magiques de Circé et accompagneront Déméter à la recherche de sa fille disparue. De très belles illustrations donnent vie à ces mythes bien connus, avec toute une variété de personnages féminins qui inspireront et stimuleront les jeunes lecteurs.
Ce livre cartonné magnifiquement illustré est le cadeau idéal.
Discover a collection of fairy tales unlike the ones you''ve read before . . . Once upon a time, in the middle of winter, a King sat at a window and sewed. As he sewed and gazed out onto the landscape, he pricked his finger with the needle, and three drops of blood fell onto the snow outside. People have been telling fairy tales to their children for hundreds of years. And for almost as long, people have been rewriting those fairy tales - to help their children imagine a world where they are the heroes. Karrie and Jon were reading their child these stories when they hit upon a dilemma, something previous versions of these stories were missing, and so they decided to make one vital change . . . They haven''t rewritten the stories in this book. They haven''t reimagined endings, or reinvented characters. What they have done is switch all the genders. It might not sound like that much of a change, but you''ll be dazzled by the world this swap creates - and amazed by the new characters you''re about to discover.
NOMINATED FOR THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019 NOMINATED FOR THE CILIP GREENAWAY MEDAL 2019 It's Christmas Eve and Theo - left at home with a babysitter - sees an odd-looking star out of his window and decides to make a wish. He wishes that he had some friends to keep him company. Moments later the Christmas decorations begin to disentangle themselves from the tree behind him, ready to wreak a little havoc .
Written with generous helpings of warmth and humour, this is a timeless Christmas story about treasuring the people and values that really matter at this time of year. With breathtaking illustrations by Emily Sutton capturing the magic of the season in stunning detail, this modern classic from master storyteller and bestselling children's author Katherine Rundell makes the perfect Christmas gift.
Un livre cartonné reprenant un conte classique adapté pour les tout-petits.
En se promenant dans la forêt, Boucle d'Or découvre une chaumière où elle ne tarde pas à semer le désordre le plus complet. Le retour des propriétaires lui réserve une surprise... Un conte classique, aux illustrations pleines de charme, raconté avec humour aux tout-petits. Les pages cartonnées sont bien adaptées aux petites mains.
On this quest around the world, you will discover lost kingdoms, phantom islands and even legendary continents once sought by explorers but now believed to be mythical.
For centuries, people have dreamed of finding the lost worlds of Atlantis, El Dorado and the Seven Cities of Gold. As well as shedding light on these famously elusive places, this atlas contains maps and captivating illustrations to illuminate lesser-known destinations, from the lost island of Hy-Brasil to the desert city of Zerzura. You will learn about rich mythologies from different cultures, from the Aztecs to the ancient Britons, from the Greek legends to Japanese folklore.
Most of the places in this book have never been found, but within these pages you will succeed where the adventurers of the past were thwarted. Learn about ancient maps, age-old manuscripts and cryptic carvings that reveal clues to the whereabouts of these lost kingdoms. The journey will transport you to thoroughly other-worldly places.
From bestselling author Emily Hawkinscomes this whimsical blend of myth and history, fact and fantasy. This lavish volume will fire the imaginations of young adventurers everywhere.
Nous connaissons les griffons et les licornes, mais ce petit flip-book se charge d'inventer le licoffon. Il rassemble les créatures mythiques et fantastiques du monde entier et nous incite à tout mélanger grâce aux pages coupées en leur milieu, pour 1000 possibilités imaginaires.
A beautiful gift edition of Grimm''s Fairy Tales featuring five classic stories, charmingly retold in rhyming verse with stunning illustrations. Bringing together the incredible talents of award-winning illustrator and Booktrust Time to Read favourite, Marta Altes and author and poet, Elli Woollard, this unique collection of Grimm''s Fairy Tales is a fresh and funny take on the iconic original tales by the brothers Grimm. Richly illustrated throughout by Marta Altes, author of Little Monkey and New in Town , this is perfect for new and younger readers and will delight children and adults alike. Follow Little Red through the woods, where she encounters a wolf! Find out what happens when Hansel and Gretel meet a witch, and see who secretly stitches the poor shoemaker''s shoes. Who are the mysterious musicians of Bremen... and will Cinderella go to the ball, after all? A perfect companion title to Aesop''s Fables and Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard , created by the same winning team. Stories include: Little Red Cinderella The Musicians of Bremen Hansel and Gretel The Elves and the Shoemaker.
A colour-illustrated collection of stories, poems and even recipes celebrating Black Joy. Curated by Waterstone''s Children''s Book Prize winner and BookTrust Illustrator in Residence, Dapo Adeola. Including: Malorie Blackman Faridah abike-lyimide Kelechi Okafor Sharna Jackson Koleka Putuma Alex Wheatle Jeffrey Boakye Dorothy Koomson Exuberantly colourful and beautifully illustrated, with artwork from an array of talented illustrators including Ken Wilson Max, Dapo Adeola, Dorcas Magbadelo, Odera Igbokwe and Denzell Dankwah. A large hardback full of distinctive illustrations, Joyful, Joyful! makes the perfect gift. The love, defiance, laughter, joy and power in these pages will leave readers feeling hopeful about their future and strong enough to fight for it. A young girl who wants to be a boxer like her hero, Muhammed Ali. An ode to South African children''s games. A message from a future world beyond race. These short stories and poems are perfect for an audience of 11+, but can be read by all ages. Joyful, Joyful! is a book to sing about.