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  • Poetry and Folktales

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      Animal Poems.

      Publisher Description "Ms. Worth brilliantly employs all aspects of the poet's craft." - The New York Times Book Review Each of the exquisite twenty-three poems in this posthumous collection by Valerie Worth carefully distinguishes one animal from all...

      Was: $34.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Chinese Fables Remembered.

      Publisher Description Two Chinese folktales, one about two brothers who react in different ways to good fortune, and the other relating how two roosters learn the value of friendship and the danger of showing off.

      Was: $33.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Five-Minute Bedtime Tales: From Old Mother West Wind's Library.

      Perfect for that last read before tucking them in for the night, this charming collection of fables and stories will keep children begging for just one more. The stories are just a few pages long and illustrated with Harrison Cady's colourful images,...

      Was: $21.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Indonesian Tales of Treasures and Brides.

      Publisher Description This volume features three Indonesian folktales, one of a man who happily marries a goddess but cannot keep a promise he made her, one of a man who gives all he has to win the hand of a princess, and one of two stepsisters whose...

      Was: $33.95
      Now: $12.95
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      My Book House: In the Nursery.

      There are illustrations on every page, accompanying around 350 nursery rhymes, chants, and children's poems from around the world, such as Japanese lullabies, American Indian songs, and Russian rhymes. Authors include Robert Louis Stevenson, Kate...

      Was: $31.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Ode to Childhood: Poetry to Celebrate the Child.

      This lovely little volume contains poems on childhood by famous and not so famous poets. From the ubiquitous Anonymous, to Coleridge, Wordsworth, Blake and Betjeman, to Longfellow, Thackeray, Robert Louis Stevenson and many more. With delightful...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $12.95
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      On a Canadian Day: Nine Story Voyages Through History.

      These nine fictional boys and girls help us understand the history of Canada. Each day is a pivotal moment in Canadian history and we see it through the eyes of a child who was there. Rich details of daily life are included, from the Plains Indians, the...

      Was: $45.95
      Now: $7.95
    • Our Australia: Canberra.

      Taha and his Mum, who is Greek-Australian, go on a visit to the national capital. Taha's best friend Joel comes along and together they learn a lot. If your class, school or family are planning a visit to Canberra, this would be a great little book to...

      Now: $3.95
    • Poems for Children.

      Publisher Description This selection gathers together the best-loved poems from "A Child's Garden of Verses with many less well-known gems from Stevenson's work.

      Now: $6.95
    • Poetry for Young People.

      This lovely volume of poetry for children is just the right introduction to the poetry of Emily Dickinson. The illustrations are just gorgeous and perfectly capture each of the verses. It offers an ideal way to attract many new young admirers to the...

      Now: $9.95
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      Ride a Cock Horse.

      A lovely selection of popular, interactive nursery rhymes and lullabies, perfect for babies and toddlers. There are patting, clapping and bouncing rhymes that they will love. Attractive colour illustrations. From OUP. Publisher Description We are...

      Was: $17.95
      Now: $4.95
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      Rumpelstiltskin and Other Grimm Tales.

      These tales are told without the layers of varnish that have built up over the years - stories 'told with a refreshing disregard for contemporary squeamishness'. They include Hansel and Gretel, The Musicians of Bremen, Little Red-Cap, Snow White, Sweet...

      Was: $26.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Show Me How: Quilting.

      Opens up to provide two books: First, a story about learning to quilt called The Friendship Quilt where three girls (with some help from Grandma) lead their class in making a quilt to comfort a sick classmate; and second a book of step-by-step...

      Was: $19.95
      Now: $3.95
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      The Great Buddhist Stories Omnibus.

      Brings together some of the best-loved stories about the man who gave up his riches to live with the poor to help improve their lives, and who attained enlightenment and became the Buddha. Throughout his spiritual journey, this man, whose name was...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $14.95
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      The Phantom's Fang-tastic Show.

      Publisher Description The Phantom says 'Roll up! Roll up for spectres! Roll up for Apparitions! Come in and see the Gremlins - all sizes, shapes and conditions. Roll up for my Fangtastic Show! Be quick, we're starting in a mo. Take your places ...if...

      Was: $13.95
      Now: $3.95
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      Things a Map Won't Show You.

      The stories in this collection were selected to appeal to Year Seven and Eight readers. Some stories are playful, inviting us to see the world as a place of wonder and ambiguity; others are set in the day-to-day world of family, school, friendship and...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Vietnamese Tales of Rabbits and Watermelons.

      Publisher Description This new HEIAN series is devoted to oral retellings of Asian childhood tales. Each story can be read individually or aloud to young children just learning to listen. "Vietnamese Fables of Frogs and Toads" includes "The Frog Bride"...

      Was: $33.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Who am I? The Family Tree Explorer.

      Full of fascinating facts, history, photos and activities that will inspire children to discover their own forebears and family connections. Through exploring their family tree children may have the opportunity of meeting distant relatives from all over...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $14.95