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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

In this strikingly illustrated collection, you will find eight forgotten fairy tales to inspire and empower a new generation of readers. Discover brave and brilliant girls who outwit giants, fight evil, awaken sleeping princes…and, of course, live happily ever after.

£12.99

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The tales in this book are simply fantastic stories, with the added benefit that they will hopefully enable children to read about more diverse characters and see themselves represented in the fairytales they read. Lesley Sims, Editor of Forgotten Fairy Tales of Brave and Brilliant Girls

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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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