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  • The Baker’s Dozen
    Aaron Shepard
    Why not give more?Van Amsterdam the baker was well known for his honesty as well as for his fine Saint Nicholas cookies. He always gave his customers exactly what they paid for -- not more and not less. So, he was not about to give in when a mysterious old woman comes to him on Saint Nicholas Day and insists that a dozen is thirteen! The woman’s curse puts an end to the baker’s...

    29,85 €

  • A Book of Merlin
    Lord Alfred Tennyson
    Before there was Gandalf and Dumbledore there was Merlin the legendary adviser to King Arthur. Shrouded in the magical mist of time Merlin is the wizard that all other wizards are measured against. Collected here in one edition are the stories and legends that inspired a tradition including Merlin’s Youth by George Parker Bidder; The Prophecies of Merlin, and the Birth of Arthu...

    20,31 €

  • A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court
    Mark Twain
    After a blow to the head, American, Hank Morgan wakes up in England. Specifically King Arthur’s England of 528. With no other options Morgan uses his knowledge of science to pass himself off as a great wizard. This earns him the enmity of Merlin. Biting social commentary and laugh out loud humor make this book a classic. ...

    27,58 €

  • Stories of King Arthur’s Knights Told to the Children by Mary MacGregor
    Mary MacGregor
    More than five hundred years ago there lived a diligent man called Sir Thomas Malory, who wrote in English words many of the beautiful Welsh tales about King Arthur’s Knights, that the people of Wales loved so well. All the stories in this little book were found in Malory’s big book, except ’Geraint and Enid.’ But it, too, is one of the old Welsh tales that tell of the brave kn...

    20,64 €

  • The Marvellous History of King Arthur in Avalon
    Geoffrey Junior
    THE writer considereth the truth of the matters which are recorded in the Historie of King Arthur concerning the site of the Island of Avalon and the family of Queen Morgan la Faye. He telleth how Morgan la Faye carried away King Arthur and his Round Table into Avalon; and how she made them pass the time there for many hundreds of years; how she put King Arthur to sleep; of the...

    18,03 €

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    Jessie Weston
    Brave, chivalrous, loyally faithful to his plighted word, scrupulously heedful of his own and others’ honour, Gawain stands before us in this poem. We take up Malory or Tennyson, and in spite of their charm of style, in spite of the halo of religious mysticism in which they have striven to enwrap their characters, we lay them down with a feeling of dissatisfaction. ...

    18,10 €

  • The Coconut Rebellion
    Mark Stary
    The lagoon at Sea Devil Island is an idealistic place for a colony of fish to live and raise a family … peaceful and quiet. A little too quiet for young Jack Herron, who yearns to explore the world beyond his lagoon. But it is forbidden for junior fish to venture outside the lagoon. So when Jack stumbles across a secret passage to the outside world, he sneaks out and leads his ...

    10,45 €

  • The Baker’s Dozen
    Aaron Shepard
    Why not give more?Van Amsterdam the baker was well known for his honesty as well as for his fine Saint Nicholas cookies. He always gave his customers exactly what they paid for -- not more and not less. So, he was not about to give in when a mysterious old woman comes to him on Saint Nicholas Day and insists that a dozen is thirteen! The woman’s curse puts an end to the baker’s...

    15,95 €

  • My Interview With a Fairy
    Lauresa ATomlinson / Lauresa A Tomlinson / Lauresa A. Tomlinson / Lauresa ATomlinson
    Amy is a young girl that lives with her parents in Ireland and she has heard stories about fairies all of her life. Amy has always wished to talk to them because she had so many questions to ask and no one could tell her the answers. Her Uncle lives in the country and has beautiful flower gardens and has told her stories of fairies being seen there. This year she was old enough...

    13,99 €

  • The Third Kind of Magic
    Elizabeth Forest
    Can one twelve-year-old girl fight a witch?Exiled from her village for using advanced magic accidentally,Suli must either become a wise woman or be shunned as a witch.Apprenticed to the wise woman Tala, Suli’s magical education is cut short when a witch kidnaps her teacher to learn the secret of shape-shifting.Suli discovers she’s inherited the shape-shifting ability, too; she ...

    11,15 €

  • The Legend of Lightning Larry
    Aaron Shepard
    "One of the books every boy should have on his bookshelf." -- San Francisco Examiner No outlaw could draw as fast as Lightning Larry. But what really terrified those bad men was that peculiar gun of his. It didn't shoot bullets. It shot light. And Larry always aimed for the heart.  Can Larry save the town of Brimstone from Evil-Eye McNeevil's outlaw gang? Find out in th...

    30,12 €

  • How Coyote Became Clever
    Gini Graham Scott
    How Coyote Became Clever is an adaptation of a traditional Native American folktale told by the Karok people.  In the story, Coyote seeks the gift of being smart from the maker of all animals, and he tries to outwit the other animals by staying awake to get the first gift.  But will that strategy work? And if not, what happens 3 ...

    18,43 €

  • A Really-Truly Princess
    Amanda Kastner
    When Rosellen receives a book of fairy tales as a birthday gift, she decides to use its stories as a guide for her own life. From enchanted frogs to lost slippers to hundred-year naps, Rosellen wants to be a really-truly Princess just like the ones she reads about in her book.Follow Rosellen through five fairy-tale inspired escapades as she discovers that real life problems can...

    16,49 €

  • The Pied Piper of Hamelin
    Keenum Spear / Robert Browning
    Rats! Rats everywhere in Hamelin Town! No one can get rid of them... except the Pied Piper. When the mayor breaks his promise to the piper, he teaches the entire town a lesson!Keenum Spear retells this story while remaining faithful to the original narration (and moral lesson) by Robert Browning. With the original illustrations by Kate Greenaway, this beautiful book targets age...

    17,16 €

  • Numbers with Bella
    Lorraine O'Garro / Lorraine O’Garro
    Following the success of The Alphabet with Bella, this book supports the learning of numbers from one to ten in a unique and colourful way.  Numbers with Bella is full of fun learning opportunities for small children. ...

    15,70 €

  • The Sea King’s Daughter
    Aaron Shepard
    Sadko the musician loved his city of Novgorod, the richest and most free in all Russia. With its great feasts, its white stone churches, its merchant visitors from many lands, Sadko felt there was no better place to be. Yet he was lonely too, for the rich young ladies who danced to his music would never favor anyone so poor. One night he takes his twelve-string gusli and goes a...

    26,66 €

  • The Cost of Gold
    Daniel Mault
    What would you do if you had to choose between a castle, gold, and all the riches you ever wanted or the love of your family? In this charming and thought-provoking tale, Maggie and Henry are quickly presented with a very big decision.The two siblings live with their parents in a very small house, with little food, few clothes, and no riches, but as Father always says, “We don’...

    21,10 €

  • A Meditação da Princesa Clara (historia infantil, livros infantis, livros de crianças, livros para bebês, livros paradidáticos, livro infantil ilustrado, literatura infantil, livros infantis, juvenil)
    Nerissa Marie
    Princesa Clara adora meditar. Um dia, quando está imersa em felicidade, ela levita até o céu, deixando para trás seus amigos e família. O Rei Ravi Yogi chega ao reino oferecendo ajuda para trazer a Princesa Clara de volta para a Terra. Será que eles ouvirão os seus conselhos? Ou será que Princesa Clara flutuará para sempre sobre o reino, fora do alcance de todos?A intenção dest...

    9,09 €

  • The Lion Who Saw Himself in the Water
    Idries Shah
    (Bilingual English-Dari edition) When a good-natured lion, king of all the animals, sees his reflection in a pool of water for the first time, he gasps at the fierce creature staring back at him and is too frightened to drink - until, finally, he overcomes his fear. Children learn through the lion how to deal positively with the fears and inhibitions that so often arise from si...

    11,00 €

  • Darkly Fae
    Tera Lynn Childs
    When magic and war collide, a world hangs in the balance. Beyond the edge of human sight, protected by dark forces that drive away the uninvited, lies a magical realm on the brink of war. As the fae of the once-powerful Clan Moraine fight to maintain a fragile peace, a traitor conspires to destroy them from within. Desperate times call for unlikely alliances. A high prince ...

    23,10 €

  • The Baker’s Dozen
    Aaron Shepard
    Why not give more?Van Amsterdam the baker was well known for his honesty as well as for his fine Saint Nicholas cookies. He always gave his customers exactly what they paid for -- not more and not less. So, he was not about to give in when a mysterious old woman comes to him on Saint Nicholas Day and insists that a dozen is thirteen! The woman’s curse puts an end to the baker’s...

    18,11 €

  • ForeverVerse
    Anthony Farina
    A hidden prophecy about Samuel's future casts a shadow over his life from the time he is small. After his mother's death in childbirth, his father withdraws into a wounded silence, leaving Samuel to the care of Captain Stephen, who oversees his military education, and Cleric Jeremy, who oversees his moral and academic education. No one tells Samuel about the prophecy or...

    31,60 €

  • Taniwha
    Mike Johnson / Maraea Rakuraku
    What does the Taniwha look like?He pēhea te āhua nei o te Taniwha rā?The Taniwha is New Zealand's best known and most loved mythological creature... But what do they look like? Poet Mike Johnson and artist Jenn Rackham come together to explore this great mystery. To be read aloud for pleasure, or used as an early reader, Taniwha will delight both young and old. ...

    22,54 €

  • Seleste N’ashtu Hase’matat - Tigrinya Children’s Book
    The Three Little Pigs, in this beloved tale, the three pigs find out whose house really is the strongest when they each stand up to the big, bad wolf. The story is translated in Tigrinya. The book is designed for parents, teachers or guardians who want to read children a story in Tigrinya. Children who are exposed to reading at an early age can pick up the sounds and natural ac...

    18,48 €

  • Redemption
    Mary Reason Theriot
    Mystery… Intrigue… Voodoo… Witches… Ghosts… Vampires…Detective John Newman had done his research on the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, yet nothing would prepare him for what he discovered after moving here. After learning that there was a Paranormal Unit in the police force, he thought he had heard it all. That was, until he found himself partnered up with someone not entirely...

    20,61 €

  • The Sorrow of the Waters
    Karen Hughes
    A dancing monkey. A dangerous wish. A secret gypsy road.When Nima makes a wish on the seeds of the star fruit, she releases an evil that should never have been set free. Now, with Kai, Indie, and Jabar, she must travel to the City of Emperors to put things right again. But the journey is long and treacherous, and the water spirits are waiting ...Book 3 in the popular Kalika Mag...

    10,80 €

  • Why We Bite the Heads Off Chocolate Bunnies
    Mark Annett
    Why We Bite the Heads of Chocolate Bunnies is a rhyming picture book, like the night before Christmas but for Easter.  In order to insure the mice never get bopped on the head again, the Mouse King has started an anti-bullying campaign, which explains just why we bite the heads off chocolate bunnies and why we think bunny ears taste so sweet. The story links to and includes the...

    17,85 €

  • Driving Out the Dragon
    Regina M. Geither
    Dangerous Fairies. A Magical Snow Globe. Discover the Adventures of the Celtic Kids. Caitlin and Sean O’Brien’s next adventure leads them to an ancient treasure rath. With the help of a magic fairy key, they unlock a charmed door in hopes of revealing its hidden secrets. The twins prepare to raid the rath with the help of their Kelpie companion and new pixie pal. But once insid...

    7,61 €

  • The Man with Bad Manners - El hombre maleducado
    Idries Shah
    (Bilingual English-Spanish edition / Edición bilingüe inglés-español) This is the story of a very badly behaved man, how a young boy in the village hatches a plan to change the man’s behavior - and how, with the help of the other villagers, the plan succeeds, to everyone’s benefit. Children, of course, love the idea of an adult behaving badly. At the same time, the story helps...

    11,00 €

  • The Eye of Odin
    Dennis Staginnus
    On probation for burglary, disliked at school, and with no memory of his past, fifteen-year-old Grayle Rowen thought his life couldn’t suck more than it already did. He was wrong—it was about to get worse. Much worse.While on a field trip to the Vancouver Museum, Grayle is forced to steal a Viking runestone from the museum’s newest exhibit. Should’ve been an easy job, especiall...

    12,57 €