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Fairy tales and classic stories

Fairy tales and classic children's stories from Usborne

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

Fairy tales and classic stories categories

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.

Usborne 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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