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Fairy tales and classic children's stories from Usborne

Usborne fairy tales and classic children’s stories, from Peep Inside a Fairytale to jigsaws and graphic novels, are beautifully illustrated and retold to enthral a new generation.

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Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls

This collection of captivating fairy tales features adventurous, intelligent and daring girls. Once known, now largely forgotten, these stories have been brought together to inspire and empower a new generation of readers.

Forgotten fairy tales of brave and brilliant girls

Forgotten fairy tales of brave and brilliant girls

Once known, now largely forgotten, these empowering fairy tales have been brought together to inspire a new generation of readers. Discover heroines who outwit giants, fight evil, awaken sleeping princes and, of course, live happily ever after. With a foreword by Kate Pankhurst, author of Fantastically Great Women who Changed the World.

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This book, telling us stories almost lost to history, is so exciting and so very different to the versions of the fairy tales available when I was young. Kate Pankhurst

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Peep Inside a Fairy Tale

These magical retellings of classic fairy tales are filled with delicate cutaways, holes to peep through and stunning illustrations.

With lavish illustrations by Karl James Mountford and plenty to talk about and enjoy, this ingenious peep-inside festive fairy tale guarantees storytelling fun… and all the magic of the Christmas season! Lancashire Evening Post review of Peep Inside a Fairy Tale: The Nutcracker
Usborne has produced something wonderful – this is a book to treasure. The Guardian on Peep Inside a Fairy Tale: Little Red Riding Hood

Pop-Up Fairy Tales

The magical stories of Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella are brought to life in these gorgeous pop-up books to share with little children.

Fairy tale jigsaw and picture books

These classic fairy tales are retold in beautiful picture books with gorgeous matching jigsaws, presented in sturdy, attractive boxes.

Usborne graphic novels

Legends and classic stories are brought to life in these action-packed, beautifully illustrated graphic novels.

Find out more about how author Russell Punter created the books –  with advice from a Doctor Who and Sherlock storyboard artist – on the Usborne blog.

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