Treasury of Fairy Tales
Retold from original tales by Charles Perrault, the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, and brought to life in Biro’s colourful, all-action illustrations, here are seven favourite stories: ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘Puss in Boots’, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, ‘The Magic Porridge Pot’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ and ‘Cinderella’.
Treasury of Aesop's Fables
'The Hare and the Tortoise', 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf' and 'The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs'… The popular children’s author and illustrator, Val Biro retells these and 13 more of the best-loved tales from Aesop in simple language for younger children, and with bold, colourful paintings full of amusing detail and expression.
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Val Biro has chosen eight tales from the Brothers Grimm’s famous collection, including some of the best-known – ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, ‘The Magic Porridge Pot’ and ‘Hansel and Gretel’ – and the book ends with a note about the Grimms and the history of their Nursery and Household Tales.
The Bible for Children
Arranged by stories, from the creation to Daniel in the lion’s den, and from the birth of John the Baptist to St Paul’s last letter to Timothy, this is an engaging retelling of the Old and New Testaments, suitable for reading aloud as well as accessible for young readers. The book includes chapter and verse references and numerous ‘Did you know?’ boxes, providing facts about Biblical times and traditions.
Tales from the Arabian Nights
Val Biro seems to be revelling in the daring adventures, bandits, genii and caves full of treasure as he retells and illustrates seven of Scheherazade's stories from the Arabian Nights: The Voyages of Sinbad; Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp; The Enchanted House; Awake or Asleep?; True or False?; Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; and The Pot of Gold. Age 5+
Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales
Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales have been favourites of children since they first appeared between 1835 and 1872. In this 2005 edition, a selection of the tales are retold and illustrated in colourful paintings by children's author Val Biro. There are eight stories, including The Ugly Duckling, The Emperor's New Clothes, Thumbelina and The Wild Swans, in words and pictures for young readers. Age 4+