Children's

Children's

Children's

Children's

Children's books are often designed for adults too - to read aloud to children or to collect for the quality of illustration, beautiful design or pop-ups.

 

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ROBINSON CRUSOE
Daniel Defoe    Book Number: 100414
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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From its first publication in 1719, 'Robinson Crusoe' has been printed in over 700 editions. It has inspired almost every conceivable kind of imitation and variation, and been the subject of plays...
WHAT KATY DID
SUSAN COOLIDGE    Book Number: 23966
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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Katy Carr is untidy, tall and gangling and lives with her brothers and sisters planning for the day when she will be "beautiful and beloved, and amiable as an angel". An accidental fall from a swi...
TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
LANG    Book Number: 23982
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The beautiful Scheherazade's royal husband threatens to kill her, so each night she diverts him by weaving wonderful tales of fantastic adventure, leaving each story unfinished so that he spares he...
LITTLE PRINCE
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY    Book Number: 23990
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The Little Prince is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adults. On one level it is the story of an airman's discovery in the desert of a small boy from anaother planet - the Little Pri...
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN: The Complete Fairy Tales
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN    Book Number: 27084
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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For 150 years his stories have been delighting both adults and children. Packed with a light-hearted whimsy combined with a mature wisdom they are as entrancing as ever. Here are all of Andersen's ...
WHAT KATY DID AT SCHOOL AND  WHAT KATY DID NEXT
SUSAN COOLIDGE    Book Number: 38767
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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Continues the story of the high-spirited and rebellious American girl, Katy Carr, and her family, who first appeared in What Katy Did. What Katy Did at School is a compelling tale of the intrigues ...
THE LITTLE PRINCE AND OTHER COMPLETE STORIES
Unknown    Book Number: 63240
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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The Little Prince is a modern parable for our time, of equal appeal to children and adults. This much loved story is joined by the following classic titles, to give a collection that has something ...
IRISH FAIRY TALES
JOSEPH JACOBS    Book Number: 36260
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic tales such as Paddy O'Kelly and the Weasel, and tales of heroes from ancient literature such as How Cormac Mac Art Wen...
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ & GLINDA OF OZ
L. FRANK BAUM    Book Number: 71893
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In the Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a huge cyclone transports the orphan Dorothy and her little dog Toto from Kansas to the Land of Oz, and she fears that she will never see Aunt Em and Uncle Henry ever...
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
LEWIS CARROLL    Book Number: 23780
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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This selection of Carroll's works includes 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and its sequel, 'Through the Looking-Glass', both containing the famous illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. The simple l...
THE ADVENTURES OF RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY
JOHNNY GRUELLE    Book Number: 73730
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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'Hello, I'm Raggedy Ann. Welcome to my world. I'm going to tell you about myself and this book. Some grown-ups think I'm just another rag doll with floppy arms and legs who has been nibbled by the ...
THE COMPLETE CHILDREN'S SHORT STORIES
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 47115
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Paperback

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'The Jungle Book' introduces Mowgli, the boy foundling adopted by a family of wolves, Shere Khan the tiger, Bagheera the black panther and Baloo the sleepy brown bear. How did the Leopard get his ...
TALES FROM KING ARTHUR
LANG    Book Number: 23981
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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In this selection of plays by the master folklorist Andrew Lang, the reader is taken into the romantic world of the gallant Knights of the Round Table and their courageous and chivalrous deeds, fai...
TREASURE ISLAND
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Book Number: 23997
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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'Fifteen men on the dead man's chest, Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!' Treasure Island is a tale of pirates and villains, maps, treasure and shipwreck, and is perhaps the best adventure story ever wr...
RAILWAY CHILDREN
E. NESBIT    Book Number: 100411
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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When Father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. They and their mother have to move from their comfortable London home to go and live in ...
ROBIN HOOD
HENRY GILBERT    Book Number: 10840
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The best-loved outlaw of all time is celebrated by Henry Gilbert who tells of the adventures of the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest - Robin himself, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet and Alan-a-Da...
CORAL ISLAND
R. M. BALLANTYNE    Book Number: 23960
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The story opens with the shipwreck on a Pacific island of the young friends Ralph Rover, Jack Martin and Peterkin Gay. Despite the pleasurable presence on their island of delicious breadfruit, coco...
PETER PAN AND PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
J. M. BARRIE    Book Number: 23961
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The magical Peter Pan comes to the night nursery of the Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael. He teaches them to fly, then takes them through the sky to Never-Never Land, where they find Red I...
LEGEND OF LUKE: A Tale of Redwall
BRIAN JACQUES    Book Number: 78088
Published price: $8.99
Bibliophile price: £0.50
Product format: Paperback

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For readers of all ages who enjoy animal fantasies and adventure stories. Joined by Trimp the Hedgehog, Dinny Foremole and Gonff, the ever-mischievous Prince of Mousethieves, Martin, embarks on a ...
THE ABOMINABLES
EVA IBBOTSON    Book Number: 78778
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Hardback

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'Before J. K. Rowling, there was Eva Ibbotson' - The Telegraph. The Newcastle writer died in 2010 and from this beloved author came this one last charming novel. When a gentle family of yetis is ...
ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES: SELECTED STORIES
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN    Book Number: 23958
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was born in Odense, the son of a shoemaker. His early life was wretched, but he was adopted by a patron and became a short-story writer, novelist and playwright...
A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Book Number: 23993
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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The 64 poems in A Child's Garden of Verses are a masterly evocation of childhood from the author of 'Treasure Island' and 'Kidnapped'. They are full of delightful irony, wit and the fantasy worlds ...
KIDNAPPED
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON    Book Number: 23995
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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Set in Scotland in 1751, Kidnapped remains one of the most exciting adventure stories ever written. It tells of how young David Balfour, orphaned, and betrayed by his uncle Ebenezer who should have...
SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
JOHANN RUDOLF WYSS    Book Number: 24001
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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This story tells of the happy discovery of the wonders of natural history by a family shipwrecked on a desert island, who remain united through all the adversities they encounter. Inspired by Robi...
LITTLE PRINCESS
Burnett, Hodgson    Book Number: 20420
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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Motherless Sara Crewe was sent home from India to school at Miss Minchin's. Her father was immensely rich and she became "show pupil" - a little princess. Then her father dies and his wealth disapp...
FROSTY THE SNOWMAN: Children's Christmas Songs and Carols CD
FASTFORWARD MUSIC    Book Number: 80545
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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Nearly one hour playing time of children's Christmas songs and carols including Around the World, the Shepherd Song, Who's That Man (SANTA), Once in Royal David's City, Little Drummer Boy, Go Tell ...
RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER AND OTHER FAVOURITES CD
Unknown    Book Number: 80581
Bibliophile price: £1.00
Product format: Unknown

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Over 50 minutes playing time, 20 tracks including Santa's Party, The Singing Snowman, Mrs Santa Claus, On Christmas Day, Playing in the Snow, Here We Go Round the Christmas Tree, Christmas Comes Bu...
THE VELVETEEN RABBIT AND OTHER ANIMAL ADVENTURES
EDITED BY N. TRAYLER-BARBROOK    Book Number: 76211
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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This endearing edition proudly includes the original telling of the beloved tale, The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. Together, we travel alongside the Velveteen Rabbit on his magical journey...
WATER BABIES
CHARLES KINGSLEY    Book Number: 10832
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney sweep Grimes to climb up inside flues to clear away the soot. While engaged in this dreadful task he loses his way and emerges in the bedro...
HEIDI
JOHANNA SPYRI    Book Number: 23991
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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Heidi is the heart-warming tale of a small girl's power for good, and it has remained a firm favourite since it was published over 100 years ago. It tells of the orphan Heidi and her idyllic exist...
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